Arabsat-1A was launched by Arianespace, a multinational founded in 1980 as the world`s first commercial launch operator, with an Ariane 3 rocket, a European launcher (designed by the National Center for Space Studies and produced by Aérospatiale in France), a member of the Ariane family of missiles, derived from the Ariane 2, although it has already flown. which was used between 1984 and 1989 for eleven launches of ELA-1 in Kourou. ELA-1, in short for Ariane Launch Area 1, now Vega Launch Ensemble (abbreviated ELV), is a launch pad at the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana. Used to support the launches of the Europa rocket, Ariane 1, Ariane 3, it is currently used to launch Vega rockets. In Moscow and Riyadh, they met with the heads of Russia`s major space companies and their authorities – for example, the Minister of Industry and Trade and the Director General of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roskosmos), Dmitry Rogozin – to define the details of a program of joint cooperation between the two nations in the fields of exploration. Industry and space science. BadR-8 will also include the innovative TeleO Optical Communications Payload, developed by Airbus. This payload will enable the integration of very high-capacity feeder-link analog optical communications as part of Airbus` development of a new generation of optical communication technologies in space in its future commercial products, which is very robust against Törsen jean-Marc Nasr, Head of Space Systems, said: “This important contract with our long-standing customer Arabsat is of particular importance to Airbus Defense and Space. It is the first Arabsat satellite of the 7th generation and the first Eurostar Neo satellite that we are building after six previous Eurostar satellites for Arabsat. BADR-8 combines the best of our know-how and technologies, including a highly innovative hosted optical communication payload. This reinforces our ongoing strategic partnership with the Arab Satellite Communications Organization, which has been connecting people via satellite in the Middle East and around the world for more than 40 years. Aware of its current enormous economic potential, but also of its shortcomings, Prince Sultan encourages the creation of a diversified network of partnerships at the international level, with space agencies, private companies, universities and research centers in other countries. At the same time, they aim to attract investment from large Saudi groups and SMEs in order to enter the global space market, either alone or through joint cooperation.
In front of his most direct collaborators, the second son of King Salman bin Addulaziz Al Saud – the ruling monarch – Prince Sultan insisted on the need for a strong national agency “to regulate the sector in the kingdom and improve its growth prospects”, while stressing the importance of space “in the economic, scientific and strategic fields” to “offer Saudi citizens a promising future” the participation of the To promote the sect and to promote the integration of public institutions”. The future Thuraya 4-NGS is one of the most important milestones in Yahsats` commitment to the transformation and relaunch of Thuraya, acquired in August 2018 and offering mobile phone services. . . .