TAS delegates visit ISS-Reshetnev Company
ISS-Reshetnev Company welcomed delegates from Thales Alenia Space.
The delegation included representatives from the French and the Italian divisions of Thales Alenia Space led by Donato Amoroso, Chief Executive Officer of Thales Alenia Space Italia.
A long-standing partner, Thales Alenia Space has been actively involved in a large number of ISS-Reshetnev’s projects, not only delivering payloads for satellites but also purchasing some instruments and equipment from ISS-Reshetnev Company.
The purpose of the visit was to discuss ongoing work in projects dedicated to building Express telecommunications satellites. The Express-80 and Express-103 telecommunications satellites are nearing completion now at ISS-Reshetnev Company, their payloads were supplied by Thales Alenia Space Italia. In parallel with them, structures and equipment of the new Express-AMU3 and Express-AMU7 satellites are also being currently built by ISS-Reshetnev jointly with TAS Italia. ISS-Reshetnev and TAS specialists also discussed how they could expand cooperation in future projects aimed at the development of new advanced satellites and their components.
Then the visiting delegation of Thales Alenia Space toured ISS-Reshetnev Company’s production facilities where they were shown satellites being jointly built by the two companies, as well as a wide array of various products, including antennas, satellites’ thermal control, power supply and orbit control systems.