Looking forward to more powerful broadband26 April 2013
Looking forward to more powerful broadband26 April 2013 The Redsat onboard computer, a key to providing next-generation broadband through far better signal quality and speed at lower cost, is ready to be added to the first SmallGEO satellite platform for launch next year.
Satellite modulator picks up Teleport Technology of the Year award12 April 2013 Long-term ESA contractor Newtec has won an award for its latest satellite TV modulator and broken a world record with a related product still being developed.
Far-out space navigation from sideways satnav signals12 April 2013 ESA’s retired GIOVE-A navigation mission has become the first civilian satellite to perform GPS position fixes from high orbit. Its results demonstrate that current satnav signals could guide missions much further away in space, up to geostationary or...
Alphasat experiences heaven on Earth08 February 2013
Alphasat experiences heaven on Earth08 February 2013 Tucked away in a vacuum chamber for several months, Europe’s largest telecom satellite has faced the harsh conditions it will deal with once it is launched into space this summer.
FlySafe adds new dimension to safe flying15 January 2013
FlySafe adds new dimension to safe flying15 January 2013 Migrating birds fly as long as it takes to get to their destination, no matter what obstacles are in their way. When that obstacle is an aircraft, the results can be deadly.
Redu activates third Galileo satnav payload06 December 2012
Redu activates third Galileo satnav payload06 December 2012 For the first time, a Galileo payload has been activated directly from the ESA Redu Centre, located in the heart of Belgium’s Ardennes forest