By Pietro Lombardi 
 

A consortium led by Airbus SE has got a contract worth 300 million euros ($355.2 million) from the European Space Agency for a new polar ice and snow topography mission.

The European plane maker said Monday that the consortium involves companies from 19 countries and will develop and build the Copernicus polar ice and snow topography mission, whose launch is planned for 2027.

 

Write to Pietro Lombardi at pietro.lombardi@dowjones.com; @pietrolombard10

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

September 21, 2020 07:25 ET (11:25 GMT)

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