Interactive space simulation for nanosatellites19 February 2019
Interactive space simulation for nanosatellites19 February 2019 Pioneer partner Open Cosmos are taking mission development to a new dimension, using a virtual reality-like simulation that replicates life in orbit for space technologies.
Nanosatellite to serve the Internet of Things tested for space11 February 2019
Nanosatellite to serve the Internet of Things tested for space11 February 2019 The Netherlands’ latest space firm brought its newest design for testing in ESA’s largest antenna test facility. The Hiber company has already launched its first two nanosatellites into orbit, and is busily preparing its next generation.
Europe’s laser satellite in ship shape for 201923 January 2019
Europe’s laser satellite in ship shape for 201923 January 2019 Having spent the past six months being poked, prodded and shaken, EDRS-C has ticked off another milestone towards being launched this summer.
First Spacebus Neo service module assembled14 January 2019
First Spacebus Neo service module assembled14 January 2019 On 27 December 2018, Thales Alenia Space assembled the avionics and Xenon propulsion modules to form the service module of the first Spacebus Neo satellite, KONNECT, a high throughput satellite ordered by Eutelsat.
World-first chameleon satellite leaving native British shores09 January 2019 The last component of British-built chameleon satellite, Eutelsat Quantum, is getting ready to leave home for good.
ESA’s 25 years of telecom: looking to the horizon18 December 2018
ESA’s 25 years of telecom: looking to the horizon18 December 2018 As ESA’s umbrella programme for telecom, ARTES, celebrates its 25th year, we have examined why it was set up, how it and the European satcom environment have evolved, and the opportunities and challenges that both face today. In this final instalment,...