Reshetnev Company wins new international contract
– Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems and the international company AOneSat Communications AG signed a contract for the delivery of a telecommunications satellite.
The document was signed by Nikolay Testoyedov, general designer and general director of ISS-Reshetnev Company, and Dr. Subba Rao Pavuluri, president of AOneSat. The signing ceremony that took place during MAKS-2013 was also attended by Oleg Frolov, first deputy head of the Russian Federal Space Agency and Vaibhav Abhyankar, executive director of AOneSat.
The AOneSat-1 telecommunications spacecraft will be built by ISS-Reshetnev around its middle-class Express-1000H satellite platform. The communications and TV broadcasting spacecraft to cover the territory of Latin America is expected to be launched in 2016 and carry out its mission in orbit for 15 years.
About Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems
ISS-Reshetnev Company is Russia’s leading supplier of spacecraft for communications, navigation and geodesy purposes. With its headquarters located in the Krasnoyarsk region, ISS-Reshetnev embodies ten Russian space technology companies and employs around 14,000 people. The company is ranked among the world’s top five satellite producers judged by the number of contracts for the construction of telecommunications spacecraft. For half a century of its successful activity ISS-Reshetnev Company has built over 1200 satellites and put into operation more than 40 space systems.
About AOneSat Communications AG
AOneSat Communications AG was founded in 2009 to meet the growing demand of satellite broadcast and telecommunications service providers in different parts of the globe. The company is promoted by Ananth Technologies Ltd., India and INDEN group of Switzerland.