June 19, 2023 – Astroscale Holdings Inc. (“Astroscale”), the market leader in satellite servicing and long-term sustainability across all orbits, has announced the opening of Astroscale France SAS (“Astroscale France”) and a contract with the French national space agency, Centre National D’Etudes Spatiales (CNES). The contract, to be signed on June 20 at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, formalizes a partnership between Astroscale France and CNES that includes a funded study for active debris removal of French space debris. The specific debris will be determined in early 2024. Astroscale France is incorporated in Paris and will establish a location for larger facilities soon, along with naming a Managing Director and announcing other key employees. Globally, Astroscale has expanded its workforce to meet customer demand and now has approximately 450 team members. Astroscale France is the latest addition to new facility openings and upgrades worldwide, including in the United Kingdom, the United States, Israel, and at the company’s global headquarters in Tokyo.