Zhamalov Amanzhan Makarimovich, a deputy of Mazhilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan and a member of the Committee of Mazhilis on finance and budget visited the National Space Center in Astana.
The Deputy got familiarized with the Earth Remote Sensing Space System (ERS SS) that is comprised of ground based infrastructure of the ERS and with capabilities and products of two Kazakhstani ERS satellites, which have been orbiting for more than four years.
He listened to with a keen interest in information about the application of space technologies for development of Kazakhstan, and especially in practical use of products and services of Kazakhstani satellites for economic purposes of the country.
The Mazhilisman also talked with experts of the JSC “NC “Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary” and visited the centers for the control of ERS spacecrafts and processing of space images.
The Parliamentary got acquainted with the new facility of the space infrastructure – special design and technical bureau of spacecrafts (SDTB SC) that includes pilot production which is intended for completing project works, production of components of spacecrafts and ground based maintenance equipment for satellites.
Zhamalov A.M. visited manufacturing facilities of precise mechanics, metering and control equipment, 3D-printing, labs for mechanical testing, electronic and cable equipment, which will be used for production of spacecrafts and their components.
Vice-president of the national company “Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary” Aimbetov A.A. noted that the SDTB SC is a part of the Launching Complex for Assemble, Integration and Testing complex of spacecrafts (AITC SC).
Particular interest was paid to the Open-air museum of 1.4 hectare with models of launch vehicles of “Soyuz”, “Proton” and “Zenit” and model of the reusable orbital ship “Buran” constructed by Soviet rocket designers within the “Energy-Buran” program.
The Parliamentary also met with employees of the JSC “NC “Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary” and discussed different issues.