Telespazio will contribute to the management of operations and the ground segment of the Copernicus programme's Sentinel-1 missionFinmeccanica-Telespazio has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) with a duration extending until 2020, to support the operations and the corrective and evolving maintenance of the Sentinel-1 mission's ground segment as part of the Copernicus programme, the European Earth Observation Programme.
Satellites 11 and 12 of the European Galileo navigation programme were launched successfully by Arianespace at 12:51 (8:51 local time) aboard a Soyuz rocket. The launch took place from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guyana.
The "Aquaculture Project" for the study and monitoring of water quality through satellites and in-situ sensors, created by the GreenTech team, won on November 29 in Rome the "#COSMOsmHack", the first hackathon dedicated to the development of innovative applications based on data from the COSMO-SkyMed satellite constellation.
The LISA Pathfinder spacecraft of the European Space Agency (ESA) will be launched with a VEGA carrier on December 2 from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, in French Guiana. The target of the ESA mission is to test technology to detect gravitational waves in space.
The Italian Space Agency (ASI), the subsidiary e-GEOS and BIC Lazio - company of the Lazio Region - organise a Hackathon dedicated to the use of data from the COSMO-SkyMed constellation for Earth observation.
Arianespace has renewed the contracts with Telespazio for the maintenance of ground systems and launch services at the space base in Kourou (French Guyana) until 2019.
The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Maurizio Martina visited today the Rome headquarters of Finmeccanica-Telespazio, a joint venture between Finmeccanica (67%) and Thales (33%), one of the leading global operators in the space services sector. The Minister was welcomed by the Chairman of Finmeccanica Giovanni De Gennaro.
Telespazio participated in the 21st Ka and Broadband Communications Conference held in Bologna from October 12 to 14, 2015. The Conference is an important event for national and international experts in the field of satellite communications to learn and share the latest developments in satellite technology and applications, in particular in the field of communications, navigation, Earth observation and exploration of deep space.
Telespazio and the subsidiary e-GEOS participate in the 66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), to be held in Jerusalem on October 12 to 16, 2015 with an intense schedule of conferences, seminars, plenary and technical sessions.
Finmeccanica-Telespazio broadband satellite communications for naval units of the Guardia di FinanzaFinmeccanica-Telespazio has installed and tested the new satellite network of the Guardia di Finanza aboard 18 ships of the Force's high seas fleet.