In Kazakhstan, KazSat-3, communication and broadcasting satellite is being constructed, Talgat Musabayev, the chairman of the National Space Agency of Kazakhstan said during a seminar on the launch of the first Kazakh satellite remote sensing, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
"KazSat-2, communications satellite wascreated, launched and commissioned. The work on construction of KazSat-3 satellite is under way, so we will have a full constellation of telecommunications satellites in orbit," Talgat Musabayev said.
The spacecraft KazSat-3 with a lifetime of 15 years will be built on the Express 1000NTV platform. The payload module of the new satellite will be manufactured by Thales Alenia Space, European company.