SmallGEO's first flight reaches orbit28 January 2017
SmallGEO's first flight reaches orbit28 January 2017 ESA’s new small telecom platform was launched on its first mission in the early hours of this morning.
Call for Media: First flight for SmallGEO25 January 2017
Call for Media: First flight for SmallGEO25 January 2017 Europe’s new versatile small geostationary platform will be launched on its maiden flight in the early hours of 28 January on a Soyuz rocket.
SmallGEO/H36W-1 briefing18 January 2017
SmallGEO/H36W-1 briefing18 January 2017 A special media briefing on SmallGEO and its first flight took place on Wednesday 18 January, at ESA HQ in Paris, following on from Director General Jan Woerner's annual meeting of the press.
Preparing for air traffic control via satellite20 December 2016
Preparing for air traffic control via satellite20 December 2016 ESA recently completed its first flight trials using satellites to help bring Europe closer to its goal of modernising air traffic control.
Boost to Italy's satellite services industry12 December 2016
Boost to Italy's satellite services industry12 December 2016 Over the next three years, the Italian government will contribute €19 million to ESA’s Integrated Applications Promotion telecom programme. An ‘ambassador platform’, launched today, will help to channel these funds to Italian industry.
Way forward for ESA Telecom following Ministerial Council meeting03 December 2016 ESA’s Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems (ARTES) programme adds new elements and strengthens existing ones, with an overall subscription of €1.2 billion following the Council meeting at Ministerial Level in Lucerne, Switzerland.