Satellite Telecommunications is the main sector in Space industry and this domain is indeed taking a huge share in ESA's Ministerial conference next 20 and 21 November in Naples, Italy.
New missions are being prepared with a new generation platform and an all electric satellite. In addition, new services combining telecom, observation and navigation are proposed.
This video story recalls the Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems engaged by ESA, aimed at transforming research and developments into commercial products. It includes an interview with Magali Vaissière, ESA Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications, in English and French.
More background information can be found on: http://www.esa.int/esaTE/index.html