2018 Press Releases

Leonardo selected by ENAV as its industrial partner for the development of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Traffic Management system in Italy

Leonardo, teamed with Telespazio and IDS, will develop a system which will allow the safe handling of unmanned aerial vehicles in Italian civil airspace
Rome 25/05/2018 14:00

Leonardo announces the first satellite-controlled European MALE-class drone flight

• A flight campaign saw Leonardo's innovative, proprietary satellite-based solution used to operate Piaggio Aerospace's P.1HH HammerHead drone, demonstrating the ability to control unmanned platforms beyond the range of ground-based radio coverage
Rome 23/05/2018 13:00

CNES chooses Telespazio and Thales Alenia Space to extend fiber-optic system, as Europe's Spaceport gears up for Ariane 6

French space agency CNES has chosen the Space Alliance, formed by Telespazio (Leonardo 67%, Thales 33%) and Thales Alenia Space (Thales 67%, Leonardo 33%), to extend the fiber-optic communications system (STFO) at the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana, to include the new launch complex under construction for Ariane 6 (ELA4). CNES is in charge of the CSG ground segment. The extended system will be ready to meet the...
Toulouse, Madrid 27/04/2018 12:00

Agreement between e-GEOS and Ursa for the supply of thousands of radar scenes generated by the COSMO-SkyMed satellites

e-GEOS, a company established by Telespazio (80%) and the Italian Space Agency (20%), and the American Ursa Space Systems Inc. (Ursa) have signed at the GEOINT Symposium of Tampa (Florida) a collaboration agreement by which the Italian company will provide thousands of radar scenes generated by the satellites of the COSMO-SkyMed constellation that will serve as an important component for the products distributed by Ursa.
Tampa (Florida) 26/04/2018 15:00

Telespazio receives the WTA's "Independent Teleport Operator of the Years" Award

Telespazio, a Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%) joint venture, has won the "Independent Teleport Operator of the Year" prize, awarded by the World Teleport Association (WTA). The ceremony for the "Teleport Awards for Excellence" was held in Washington D.C. during Satellite, the conference and exhibition devoted to world communications and satellite services.
Washington D.C. 14/03/2018 12:00

Thales Alenia Space, Telespazio and Spaceflight Industries Finalize Alliance to Manufacture Smallsats at Scale and Deliver Innovative Geospatial Services

At the Satellite 2018 conference, The Space Alliance formed by Thales Alenia Space (Thales 67%, Leonardo 33%) and Telespazio (Leonardo 67%, Thales 33%) announced today it has officially taken a minority stake in Seattle-based Spaceflight Industries, having received all government approvals for the transaction.
Washington, D.C 13/03/2018 17:00

EDRS system: e-GEOS and SES to build new Ground Station in Italy

The European Data Relay System (EDRS) User Ground Station will improve Earth observation data collection systems across Europe
Rome 01/03/2018 11:00

COSMO-SkyMed: e-GEOS (Telespazio/ASI) wins contract in Australia

e-GEOS, a joint venture of Telespazio (80%) and the Italian Space Agency (20%), strengthens its international presence with an important agreement signed in Australia for the supply of data generated by the Italian COSMO-SkyMed satellites.
Rome 07/02/2018 10:00

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