PARIS — A Thales Alenia Space-led consortium has won a $255 million contract with the Italian Space Agency (ASI) to design and build an in-orbit satellite-servicing mission to launch in 2026 with a demonstration mission to refuel an orbiting vehicle.
The contract, valued at 235 million euros ($255 million), is the latest in a series financed by Italy’s PNRR recovery fund using European Union loans.
Italy is not the only EU member to use these pandemic-recovery funds . . .
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