The partnership between Microtechniek Special Products and Pentacon has recently been awarded the contract from Thales Alenia Space to develop, engineer, manufacture, test and deliver several products of Mechanical Ground Support Equipment for the brand new full electrical platform product line; the Space Bus NEO telecommunication Satellite, which program is supported jointly by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) ARTES program of Advanced Research in Telecommunication Systems and France’s space agency (CNES).