« Both ministers expressed their satisfaction that the agreement was signed by BECA during the visit, » India`s defence ministry said following talks with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. This Memorandum of Understanding applies to AUSSAT satellites and ASIASAT satellites and their launch by the People`s Republic of China. Volker Liebig stressed the value of this mission to Europe: « This satellite is an important element of GMES and will allow Europe to observe important marine parameters. » In 2005-2006, ESA completed the Sentinel Definition Phase 3, based on an industrial consortium led by Thales Alenia Space. The implementation phase began in the fall of 2007 and the launch of the first Sentinel 3 satellite is planned for 2012. Satellite Agreements No later than March 31 of each year, the applicant submits progress reports that document the compliance status of each satellite system in the previous year. This Memorandum of Understanding will enter into force after the Government of the United States of America informed the Government of the People`s Republic of China that a license to export AsiaSAT or AUSSAT satellites to the People`s Republic of China has been authorized for launch in the People`s Republic of China. NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India and the United States will sign a military agreement on the exchange of satellite data during the recent visit of U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, according to information provided on Monday by the Indian Ministry of Defense. 22-2008 ESA PR. The European Space Agency and Thales Alenia Space today signed a 305 million euro contract to make the first Earth observation satellite Sentinel 3 available to monitor oceanography and terrestrial vegetation under the European GMES programme. As prime contractor, Thales Alenia Space is responsible for the design, development and integration of the satellite. ESA is responsible for the implementation of the space component of GMES, a set of Earth observation missions involving ESA, EU and ESA member states and other partners.
The central elements of this space component are the five families of Sentinel missions. The Government of the People`s Republic of China provides the Government of the United States of America, at its request, with all the information and cooperation necessary to defend such a request against the government of the United States of America. Each of the satellite agreements and security documents to which it is associated has been properly executed and delivered by that debtor and constitutes a legal, valid and binding obligation of such a debtor, which is enforceable against that debtor in accordance with its terms. In the event that the Government of the People`s Republic of China opposes the terms of a proposed settlement between the Government of the United States of America and such a plaintiff, the Government of the People`s Republic of China is not required to compensate the Government of the United States of America for this request, unless the United States Government of America submits the application first to a debt board in accordance with the liability , if the claim against the Government of the United States of America is not based on the liability agreement, a debt board whose procedures are in accordance with the procedures set out in Articles XIV to XX.