Astrium gets contract from the French Government

December 7, 2010 at 10:51 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

By Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: French Tribune

Aerospace subsidiary of European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. NV, Austrim has announced that it has got a contract from the French government as per which it will have to make two military observation satellites. The total money involved in it is EUR795 million.

This is the second time that contract for such satellites have been given. The first of the lot will be launched in space by 2016.

And as per Astrium, the French government is going to provide orders for a third satellite as well.

 

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