ESA and European space industry join forces on ‘Satellite for 5G’21 June 2017 ESA and 16 satellite industry leaders today signed a joint statement on their collaboration over ‘Satellite for 5G’ at the Paris Air and Space Show.
ESA to present two new satcom projects at Paris Air and Space Show19 June 2017 On 21 June, at the airshow in Le Bourget, France, ESA will unveil two new satcom initiatives, Govsatcom Precursor and Satellites for 5G.
First Sentinel-2B images delivered by laser12 June 2017
First Sentinel-2B images delivered by laser12 June 2017 With the Sentinel-2B satellite close to beginning its working life in orbit, this latest Copernicus satellite has linked up to Alphasat by laser, across almost 36 000 km of space, to deliver images of Earth just moments after they were captured.
First SmallGEO mission to start service06 June 2017
First SmallGEO mission to start service06 June 2017 After four months of exhaustive testing in space, the flagship SmallGEO mission Hispasat 36W-1 has passed all trials with flying colours, which means control has been handed to the operator.
New satcoms get ticket to space through ESA’s Pioneer programme30 May 2017 Timely, cost-effective opportunities to demonstrate satcom technologies and services in orbit are now available thanks to ESA’s Pioneer partner programme.
Satellite service boosting special flight operations18 April 2017
Satellite service boosting special flight operations18 April 2017 Thanks to ESA, aircraft are using satcoms to share realtime information with other aircraft and ground stations to improve flight operations.