News 2010

COSMO-SkyMed multitemporal image of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajoekull

COSMO-SkyMed multitemporal image of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajoekull

The image is obtained using two shots, one taken before and one taken after the eruption (03/04/2010 and 19/04/2010). In the image, it is possible to distinguish changes in the signal recorded by the radar: these can be identified by the presence of red and green areas.
Rome 20/04/2012
Galileo Control Centre Inaugurated in Fucino

Galileo Control Centre Inaugurated in Fucino

The Control Centre, which will manage the 30 satellites and operational assets of Galileo, Europe's satellite navigation and positioning system, was opened today by Antonio Tajani, Vice President of the European Commission. The Control Centre was built by Telespazio, a Finmeccanica/Thales company, at the Fucino Space Centre near L'Aquila (Italy).
Fucino Space Centre 20/12/2010
The Italian satellite COSMO-SkyMed 4 reaches its final orbit and is transmitting its first images

The Italian satellite COSMO-SkyMed 4 reaches its final orbit and is transmitting its first images

The Italian COSMO-SkyMed constellation is now fully operational and complete with the arrival of the system's fourth satellite in its final orbit position. The satellite was launched on 5 November from the Vandenberg base in California, and came fully on-stream with the transmission of the first images to the ground stations.
Rome 16/12/2010
Telespazio presents the

Telespazio presents the "Love Planet Earth 2011" calendar dedicated to Cities

Telespazio presents the 2011 edition of its "Love Planet Earth" calendar, which this year is dedicated to Cities. With ultra-high resolution optical and radar images obtained from satellites and processed by e-GEOS the 2011 calendar illustrates the changes that are taking place on our planet, showing the continuous process of change that cities are undergoing and its effects on the land and people.
Rome 14/12/2010
e-GEOS provides satellite maps of the flood-struck Veneto region

e-GEOS provides satellite maps of the flood-struck Veneto region

e-GEOS has provided the first maps for assessing the damage caused by the flooding that has hit the Veneto region in November, particularly the areas around Vicenza, Padova and Bovolenta.
Rome 02/12/2010
Fourth satellite of the COSMO-SkyMed constellation launched successfully

Fourth satellite of the COSMO-SkyMed constellation launched successfully

The fourth satellite of the Italian Earth observation constellation COSMO-SkyMed was launched successfully at 07:20 p.m. on 5 November 2010 (03:20 a.m. on 6 November in Italy), via a Boeing Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Vandenberg, California 06/11/2010
Telespazio becomes main player in Galileo Operations

Telespazio becomes main player in Galileo Operations

Spaceopal, the 50:50 joint venture between Telespazio and DLR GfR (a German Space Agency company) signed yesterday a contract with the European Space Agency acting on behalf of the European Union, relating to Operations that will bring European satellite navigation system Galileo to full operational capacity. The signing of this contract, worth EUR 194 million and valid initially until 2014, allows Telespazio to play a leading role in Europe‘s...
Rome 26/10/2010
Telespazio to take part in the Conference

Telespazio to take part in the Conference "A new Space Policy for Europe"

Telespazio is to take part in the conference, "A New Space Policy for Europe ", in Brussels on 26-27 October 2010. This conference, organised with the participation of ESA and under the high patronage of the President of the European Parliament, Mr Jerzy Buzek, is a new opportunity for the political decision-makers, company executives and representatives of civil society to discover and debate the political and financial stakes as well as the...
Brussels 22/10/2010
Telespazio sponsors Ka and Broadband Communications, Navigation and Earth Observation Conference

Telespazio sponsors Ka and Broadband Communications, Navigation and Earth Observation Conference

Telespazio sponsors the 16th Ka and Broadband Communications, Navigation and Earth Observation Conference to be held at the Grand Visconti Palace Hotel in Milan on 20-22 October 2010.
Milan 18/09/2010
Telespazio and Interschalt cooperate in maritime satellite communication

Telespazio and Interschalt cooperate in maritime satellite communication

Interschalt maritime systems AG and Telespazio announced during the Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology trade fair in Hamburg that they plan to cooperate in satellite communication services for maritime applications and ship-to-shore data exchange.
Hamburg 14/09/2010

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