Azerbaijan to spend USD 63 mln on its 2nd telecom satellite

Thursday 10 March 2016 | 20:41 CET | News
The Azerbaijan state satellite operator Azerkosmos has awarded a USD 63 million contract to Arianspace, which won a tender to  launch the second Azerbaijan telecommunications satellite Azerspace-2 , reports Trend. The investment in the launch of the Azerspace-1 satellite totaled USD 93 million. The first satellite was also launched by Arianspace in 2013. Azerspace-2 is planned to launch in 2017. Space Systems Loral (SSL) produced the new satellite.

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