Memorandum of Intent between JSC “ISS” and JSC “National Company (NC) “Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary”
International aerospace exhibition Paris Air Show 2013. Within the event the heads of two companies JSC Academician M.F. Reshetnev “Information Satellite Systems” and JSC “National Company “Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary” (Republic of Kazakhstan) signed a Memorandum of Intent.
Memo was signed by the JSC “ISS” General Designer and Director General Nikolay Testoyedov on one side and JSC “NC” “Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary” President Gavyllatyp Murzakulov on the other side. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Russia’s and Kazakhstan’s National Space Agencies leaders - Vladimir Popovkin (Roskosmos) and Talgat Musabaev (Kazkosmos).
Memo stipulates the two countries collaboration development and strengthening in the field of spacecraft design, construction, integration and testing. When producing top quality space systems, which are subject for use on territories of two countries, advanced knowledge and technologies are going to be implemented.
At present the JSC “ISS” is building a telecommunication spacecraft KazSat-3 in the interests of Kazakhstan. The launch is planned in the year 2014. In addition to the spacecraft manufacturing, putting it into orbit, the project provides for the long-term training courses for customer staff.