UPDATE: Europe’s SpaceDataHighway talks services - roundtable now online17 June 2015 The European Data Relay System (EDRS) is the most sophisticated broadband laser communication network ever to be deployed in space.
European Data Relay System confirms services for Copernicus in cooperation with the European Commission25 February 2015 Following the recent decision confirming the ESA/Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus DS) partnership on the European Data Relay System (EDRS), agreement has been reached with the European Commission (EC) for the provision of EDRS services to the European...
Laser link offers high-speed delivery28 November 2014
Laser link offers high-speed delivery28 November 2014 Marking a first in space, Sentinel-1A and Alphasat have linked up by laser stretching almost 36 000 km across space to deliver images of Earth just moments after they were captured.
Sentinel-1 soon to make first laser link01 April 2014
Sentinel-1 soon to make first laser link01 April 2014 The Sentinel-1 Earth observation satellite, set for launch on Thursday as the first space element of Europe’s Copernicus global monitoring programme, will be the anchor customer of another milestone ESA programme: the laser-equipped European Data Rela...