2015 Press Releases

Finmeccanica-Telespazio will contribute to the management of operations and the ground segment of the Copernicus programme's Sentinel-1 mission

Finmeccanica-Telespazio (Finmeccanica 67%, Thales 33%) 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.
Rome 30/12/2015 10:56

The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Maurizio Martina visits Finmeccanica-Telespazio

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.
Rome 21/10/2015 12:27

Finmeccanica-Telespazio broadband satellite communications for naval units of the Guardia di Finanza

Finmeccanica-Telespazio has installed and tested the new satellite network of the Guardia di Finanza aboard 18 ships of the Force's high seas fleet.
Taranto 16/09/2015 14:00

Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio to deliver COSMO-SkyMed ground segment to Polish Ministry of Defense

Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio have reached an agreement with Teledife (General Directorate of Telecommunications, IT and Advanced Technologies, Italian Ministry of Defence) to supply the ground segment to the Polish Ministry of Defense for the reception and processing of data and data products generated by Italy's first and second-generation COSMO-SkyMed satellites.
Kielce 02/09/2015 11:00

COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation (CSG): contract signed for continuation of the activities

Thales Alenia Space - in its capacity as agent of the temporary grouping of companies with Finmeccanica-Telespazio – has announced having signed an addendum to the contract for the COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation (CSG) program with the Italian Space Agency (ASI). The total value of the additional portion is around 182 million Euros and it will serve to continue the Project's activities. In detail, the value of Thales Alenia Space Italia's amount...
Rome 30/07/2015 11:52

The Matera Space Centre of e-GEOS acquired the first data from the Sentinel-2A satellite

The Matera Space Centre of e-GEOS, a Telespazio/ASI company, supported the IOV phase (In-Orbit Validation Phase) verifying the operation of the platform and the optical instruments on board the European Space Agency's (ESA) Earth observation satellite Sentinel-2A, launched last June 23 from the European spaceport in Kourou (French Guyana)
Matera 30/06/2015 11:27

Finmeccanica-Telespazio: satellites for the services in agriculture

Agriculture is one of the most ancient human activities. Throughout history, the cultivation of land has been the subject of an incredible evolutionary process, while still maintaining its magic: one seed yields many, and its fruits feed the planet. Today, it is up to the most modern technologies to support these activities, so that their development can cope with the changes our planet is undergoing.
Milan 15/06/2015 11:20

Turkey's Göktürk-1 satellite has been shipped to Ankara to undergo environmental tests

Thales Alenia Space, Telespazio and SSM, announced that the Göktürk-1 observation satellite for the Turkish Ministry of Defense has been shipped today to Ankara AIT center to start environmental tests.
Cannes 07/05/2015 16:17

Successfully launched the SICRAL 2 satellite

The SICRAL 2 military telecommunications satellite was successfully launched at 05:00 pm (local time), 22:00 (CET), with an Arianespace launch vehicle from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Kourou 26/04/2015 11:11

SICRAL 2 satellite ready for launch on April 24

The SICRAL 2 military telecommunications satellite will be launched on April 24. Liftoff is scheduled for 04:38 pm (local time), 21:38 (CET), from the Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, using an Ariane 5 launch vehicle.
Kourou 17/04/2015 16:51
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