First SpaceDataHighway laser relay in orbit30 January 2016
First SpaceDataHighway laser relay in orbit30 January 2016 The European Data Relay System’s first laser terminal has reached space aboard its host satellite and is now under way to its final operating position.
Call for Media: First SpaceDataHighway laser node set for launch25 January 2016 The first node of the European Data Relay System will be launched on 29 January from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
UPDATE: Briefing on the European Data Relay System SpaceDataHighway replay and presentations11 January 2016 A special briefing on the European Data Relay System will be held on 15 January, after ESA Director General Jan Woerner’s annual meeting of the press in ESA HQ, Paris.
EDRS-A and its laser are ready to fly09 December 2015
EDRS-A and its laser are ready to fly09 December 2015 After a year-long wait in storage for a Proton rocket to become available, the EDRS-A laser communications payload and its Eutelsat host satellite are finally at the Baikonur cosmodrome and being prepared for launch in late January.
Farmers benefit from satellite coverage02 December 2015
Farmers benefit from satellite coverage02 December 2015 Farmers can now call on the latest satellite information using the unique TalkingFields service to get the best from their land while cutting the environmental cost.
ESA's Neosat gains momentum with Eurostar Neo17 November 2015
ESA's Neosat gains momentum with Eurostar Neo17 November 2015 ESA and Airbus Defence and Space agreed today to press ahead with building the Eurostar Neo range, aiming for a first launch in 2019.