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October 16, 2014

Airbus Defense and Space Signs MetOp-SG Contract with ESA

PARIS, Oct. 16, 2014—Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has signed the formal contracts with the European Space Agency (ESA) to design and build the second generation of Meteorological Operational (MetOp-SG) satellites. Covering the design and build of six spacecraft, these contracts are worth a total of 1.3 billion euros. The