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Airbus Defence and Space to supply Earth observation system for Kazakhstan

In the presence of the French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Nursultan Nazarbaev, President of Kazakhstan, Airbus Defence and Space and KGS, the national company responsible for the development of Kazakhstan’s space programme, signed a contract for two Earth observation satellites and the foundation documents for the construction of an Assembly, Integration and Test Facility in Astana.

Photo: (Left to right) Louis Gallois, CEO of AIRBUS Group, François Auque, CEO of Airbus Defence and Space, Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France, Nursultan Nazarbaev, President of Kazakhstan, and Gabdoulatif Murzakulov, CEO of KGS.

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