Bringing schools and communities online in Africa16 September 2016
Bringing schools and communities online in Africa16 September 2016 ESA is now working with satellite operator Avanti Communications to bring a swathe of new affordable Internet services to more people across sub-Saharan Africa through the Hylas-4 telecom satellite, due for launch next year.
European cooperation for safer skies15 September 2016
European cooperation for safer skies15 September 2016 ESA and the SESAR Joint Undertaking are set to work more closely in modernising air traffic management through satellite-based communications.
First satellite-based wildlife monitoring tool for airports29 August 2016 Wildlife habitats close to airports pose a serious risk to safety at takeoff and landing. Thanks to ESA, a new service lets airports use satellites to identify and manage these areas.
Monitoring pipelines from space06 June 2016
Monitoring pipelines from space06 June 2016 Dutch company Orbital Eye has developed a service that uses satellites to monitor gas and oil pipelines. A major African pipeline operator has already signed up for the service.
Europe’s SpaceDataHighway relays first Sentinel-1 images via laser01 June 2016 ESA today unveiled the first Sentinel-1 satellite images sent via the European Data Relay System’s world-leading laser technology in high orbit.
Satcoms is changing lives in South African rural schools26 May 2016 Satcoms in rural primary schools in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa looks set to expand following the success of a pilot project.