2017 Press Releases

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

Telespazio receives Northrop Grumman's Enterprise Supplier Recognition Award

Telespazio has received an Enterprise Supplier Recognition Award from Northrop Grumman Corporation, which is assigned to suppliers who achieve exceptional performance.
Chantilly (VA, USA) 07/03/2017 11:00

Copernicus programme: Telespazio alongside ESA to launch The Sentinel-2B satellite

At the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) of the European Space Agency in Darmstadt, Germany, preparations are at their height for the launch of the Sentinel-2B satellite, part of the Copernicus European Earth Observation programme. The launch is scheduled for March 7 at 2:49 (CET) from Europe's Kourou spaceport in French Guiana.
Rome 02/03/2017 10:39

e-GEOS (Telespazio/ASI) signs a multi-year contract in China to provide data and services with the Italian COSMO-SkyMed satellites

e-GEOS and Beijing Vastitude Technology, Chinese company active in the field of remote sensing and geo-information, have signed a multi-year agreement for the distribution in China of satellite data and related operational services generated by the Italian COSMO-SkyMed constellation.
Beijing 16/02/2017 11:00

e-GEOS (Telespazio/ASI) with Japan Space Imaging will provide COSMO-SkyMed data and services to the Japanese government

e-GEOS, a joint venture between Telespazio (80%) and the Italian Space Agency (20%), has signed a multimillion dollar contract with Japan Space Imaging (JSI), the exclusive partner of e-GEOS in Japan, to supply the Japanese government with satellite data generated by the Italian COSMO-SkyMed constellation.
Rome 24/01/2017 12:00