KazSat-3 Development Contract SignedJune 22, 2011 at 9:43 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
Russian Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems company and Kazakhstan’s National Center of Space Communications (RTSKS) have signed a contract to develop the third Kazakh satellite KazSat-3 during aerospace salon in Le Bourget. In addition, ISS and Thales Alenia Space have signed a subcontract to produce KazSat payload items.
The signing was witnessed by Roscosmos Head V.Popovkin, Kazcosmos Chairman T.Musabaev, TAS Head R. Seznec.
V.Popovkin noted that the contract confirms strategic partnership between Russia and Kazakhstan under space exploration programs.