Spacecom announced today that it is developing a plan of action following the loss of the AMOS-6 communication satellite due to the explosion of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad.
According to the report officials of the Israeli company said in a conference call with reporters during the weekend that followed the explosion that the company could also could collect USD 205 million from Israel Aerospace Industries, which built the AMOS-6 satellite.
In a press statement published on September 6, Spacecom says that the company’s management is reviewing the situation following the loss of the AMOS-6.
David Pollack, Spacecom CEO and president, stated, “Spacecom has crafted a plan of action which represents the foundation upon which we shall recover from AMOS-6’s loss. Our program includes, among other measures, exploring the possibility of procuring and launching a replacement satellite. Working quickly and efficiently, management is engaging with current and potential partners to move forward.”
Pollack continued, “Spacecom will serve all of its current and future financial commitments.”
from Department of Private Space Inc.