Next satellite in the European Data Relay System arrives in Kourou18 June 2019 The second satellite to join the constellation that forms the European Data Relay System (EDRS) has arrived at its launch site in Kourou, French Guiana.
How satellites can improve the health of city dwellers10 June 2019 Most people get a health boost from exercise. But for those with heart disease or a lung condition such as asthma, exercising during periods of high urban air pollution can exacerbate rather than improve their condition.
Personalised app for safe sunbathing wins support07 June 2019 A mobile phone app that uses space tech to identify the healthiest way to sunbathe has won the industrial approval of BASF, a giant chemical company that makes the ingredients for sunscreen and many other products.
Micro-Cameras and Space Exploration to join Pioneer-IODA project24 May 2019 Space cameras to monitor the deployment of satellites and check the health of spacecraft will be developed under the Pioneer-IODA project by Micro-Cameras and Space Exploration based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Very High Throughput Satellite ready to pump heat16 May 2019 Thales Alenia Space has delivered the first Spacebus Neo payload module structure, including the first ever Mechanically Pumped Loop (MPL) to be mounted on a telecommunication satellite designed for 15 years of in-orbit service. It will be flown on th...
Reprogrammable satellite takes shape15 May 2019
Reprogrammable satellite takes shape15 May 2019 The payload and platform of the first European satellite that can be completely reprogrammed after launch have been successfully joined together. The assembly of Eutelsat Quantum took place in the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France, on 10 May.