DUBAI: The Saudi Space Commission (SSC) was in discussion with Europe’s OHB Corporation for partnership opportunities, the Saudi Press Agency has reported.
Officials of the Germany-based aerospace firm met with SSC’s chief operating officer Majed Al-Onazi, discussing possible areas of cooperation. No further details were disclosed.
Countries have been reviving space programs in recent years with Gulf countries such as the UAE and Saudi Arabia also increasing their activity.
Saudi Arabia earlier committed $2.1 billion for its own program as part of the Vision 2030.
OHB is the third largest corporation in the European space sector, and one of its key products is a fully integrated spacecraft.