2017 Press Releases

Thales Alenia Space, Telespazio and Spaceflight Industries partner to accelerate the BlackSky geospatial platform and high revisit rate constellation

The Space Alliance, formed by Thales Alenia Space (Thales 67%, Leonardo 33%) and Telespazio (Leonardo 67%, Thales 33%) today signed a partnership with the US company Spaceflight Industries
Paris 15/09/2017 11:00

Leonardo's UK-based Space business to provide engineering consultancy to the European Space Agency under a five year framework contract

Leonardo is announcing a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) ahead of participation at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) conference in London this week. The framework contract, signed by Leonardo's Luton-based Telespazio VEGA UK subsidiary and worth €11M per year for up to five years, will see the company provide subject matter experts to the ESA in support of their programmes and missions.
Rome 11/09/2017 10:58

Leonardo: the OPTSAT-3000 Earth observation satellite of the Italian Defence has been successfully launched

The Italian Ministry of Defence's OPTSAT-3000 satellite has been successfully launched at 1.58 UTC.
Rome 02/08/2017 11:00

Leonardo: OPTSAT-3000 Earth observation satellite for Italy's Ministry of Defence is ready to be launched

Leonardo is pleased to announce that the Italian Ministry of Defence's OPTSAT-3000 satellite is ready to be launched. The launch is scheduled for Wednesday 2 August at 1.58 GMT from the Kourou European spaceport in French Guyana.
Rome 31/07/2017 18:00

President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella visits the Matera space hub

The President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, today visited the Matera space hub, one of the most important centres in southern Italy for research, development and technology transfer, as well as one of the most advanced space facilities in Europe.
Matera 17/07/2017 19:00

Leonardo: Earth observation and big data, a new partnership with Silicon Valley to provide the satellite services of the future

e-GEOS, a Telespazio/ASI joint venture, has signed an agreement with US company Orbital Insight to provide innovative services based on satellite data.
Paris 19/06/2017 15:00

Leonardo: European Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska visits Telespazio's Fucino Space Centre

The flagship of Europe's Space infrastructure, Telespazio's Fucino facility is the bridge between Earth and satellite systems such as Galileo and COSMO-SkyMed · From telecommunications to Earth observation and the management of orbiting satellites, the Fucino Space Centre is the most important hub worldwide for civil Space services · Fucino is the cornerstone of Telespazio's space centres network, which has facilities in Italy, Brazil, Argentina...
Fucino 14/06/2017 16:30

Happy Birthday COSMO-SkyMed!

The first satellite in this Earth observation constellation, reflecting Italy's excellence in space technology, was launched ten years ago!
Rome 07/06/2017 11:30

e-GEOS (Telespazio/ASI) will supply the Copernicus service to support the European Union in its external action, leading a European Consortium

The European Union Satellite Centre (SatCen) has awarded a Framework Contract for the supply of the Copernicus Service in Support to EU External Action Geospatial Production, for a maximum value of 7.5 million euro, to a consortium of European industries led by e-GEOS - a joint venture between Telespazio (80%) and the Italian Space Agency (20%).
Rome 18/05/2017 11:30

Telespazio celebrates the Lario Space Centre's 40 years in operation

Telespazio's Lario Space Centre celebrates 40 years in operation on March 10th, in a ceremony that will revisit the main stages in the history of the Lombard teleport, which is located at the far north end of lake Como.
Gera Lario 08/03/2017 11:00
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