Space Law TOP
Contents Intoroduction Preliminaries Chapter 1 Chapter 2
Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Appendix Index

Article I: Objectives

The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding is to provide for the implementation of a cooperative programme in which ESRO undertakes to design, develop, manufacture and deliver the first flight unit of an SL, and other materials described in this Memorandum. This flight unit will be used as an element to be integrated with the Space Shuttle. This Memorandum sets out furthermore the provisions for ESRO access for use of the SL and for the procurement by NASA of additional SLs, and establishes the cooperative structure between NASA and ESRO for dealing with all questions concerning interface between the Shuttle and SL programmes and concerning the missions to be defined.

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