ASTANA. KAZINFORM – In 2016 JSC “NC “Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary” will switch from project management form to manufacturing form of operations, stated acting president M. Nurguzhin in the frame of summary meeting devoted to the results of 2015.
There were a significant results for Kazakh space company.
According to M.Nurguzhin, in 2015 after ratification of Inter-governmental agreement between Kazakhstan and France the Earth remote sensing space system was accepted (ERS SS). Real services were rendered to state and local bodies of the country, budget program for operation of ERS SS was supported, 14 distributional agreements were signed for internal and external markets.
“Most important, our specialists gained an invaluable experience in self manage and operation of spacecrafts and ground segment of ERS SS”, - underlined head of company.
In summary report of acting president it was stated, that the project of creation of ground infrastructure (GI HSNS) was completed in 2015 for 100%. Particularly, pilot production of customer’s navigational equipment was commenced, conformity assessment laboratory of HSNS was accredited, monitoring system of spatial-extended objects was put into operation. Specialists of HSNS center completed research works on justification of the creation of national satellite geodesy network of RK.
Regarding third large project of the Company – construction of the assembly, integration and testing complex of spacecrafts (AITC SC), we are now making corrections to financial-economic justification of the project. “3D printer was put into operation, clean room of cable production works going to the end, SVHI films and solar sensors. Apart from that, large group of specialists were educated and certified in the companies of our strategic partner Airbus Defence and Space (ADS). According to the Rider with ADS, in 2016 all technological equipment will be supplied to Kazakhstan. “This leads to the optimization of costs for further works in the frame of the project”, - stated M.Nurguzhin.
According to the schedule, the science-technological spacecrafts is being created.
In their speeches, heads of divisions and center of JSC “NC “KGS” stated positive and problem sides of works in 2015.
Considering, that 3 out of 4 projects Company implements jointly with French partners, the financial crisis had a large impact on joint activities. Despite that, fruitful cooperation between KGS and ADS is ongoing. Entire main cycle of space technologies transfer from launch of ERS satellite, receiving and processing of space data to the creation of own factory of spacecrafts in the stage of implementation.
KGS plans for 2016 quite logical. This is construction of 2nd part of the National space center for investment assets. Continuation of perspective project on creation of KazSAT satellite, strengthening of participation in “Dnepr” program for investment means.
Saying about main tasks for 2016, Marat Nurguzhin stated, that considering production activities, improvement of marketing and promotion activities, company is planning to gain revenue from ERS SS and HSNS services for about 2 bill. Tenge. “We should take our niche in foreign market of ERS. I place a task to reach breakeven point in 2019”, - underlined acting president of the Company.