ISS-Reshetnev and TAS under the KazSat-3 project
Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems has hosted the delegation of the Italian division of Thales Alenia Space. The visit took place within the framework of the joint project on the KazSat-3 satellite.
ISS-Reshetnev specialists together with the European partners held a series of business meetings devoted to the scope of activities under the KazSat-3 project. The parties discussed the issues of the payload module assembly and its integration with the service module. Information Satellite Systems and Thales Alenia Space specialists also addressed the question of payload module transportation. TAS is to develop and produce a custom-made container fitted with the environment control system.
The telecommunications spacecraft KazSat-3 is being built by ISS-Reshetnev for the Republican Center of Space Communication (Kazakhstan). In accordance with the project Thales Alenia Space is responsible for the manufacture of the payload module as well as telemetry and command system.
The Reshetnev Company in its turn is to produce the service module and also the payload module structure, which is to be delivered to TAS facilities to accommodate the instruments. The satellite itself will be assembled and subjected to the full cycle of tests at ISS-Reshetnev.