e-GEOS, a company set up by Telespazio (80%) and the Italian Space Agency (20%), presents the 2020 edition of the Love Planet Earth Calendar, which this year is dedicated to the relationship between man and nature.
Today, at 09:54 (CET), the first COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation satellite (CSG-1) belonging to ASI and the Italian Ministry of Defence, was launched from the Kourou European Space Centre in French Guyana. The mission was run by a Temporary Consortium of Companies comprising Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio.
Telespazio ranks among the world's leading satellite services operators. The company relies on domestic and international network of space centre and teleports, the most important being the Fucino in the Abruzzo region (Italy). Telespazio also operates through its Lario, Matera and Scanzano Space Centre.
The company runs its own teleports in Brazil, Argentina, and Romania. Most importantly, Telespazio is present within the Italian Defense centre of Pratica di Mare and Vigna di Valle (Rome). In Malaurgue, Argentina, it manage ESA's Deep Space 3 station. In France, it runs the Creil and Maysons-Lafittd stations and in Malindi, Kenya, the Italian Space Agency's Broglio Space Centre. The company is also present at the Kourou Space Centre in French Guyana.
Telespazio’s “Piero Fanti” Space Centre in Fucino (L’Aquila) has been active since 1963 and today, with its 170 antennas and 370,000 square metres, it is recognized as the first and most important teleport in the world for civilian use
The Matera Space Centre was created as part of the national and international network of centres and teleports operated by Telespazio, and has been operational since 1994
The Lario Space Centre, operational since 1977, is located at the far North of Lake Como, at the town of Gera Lario
Its more than 65,000 square metres, the Centre is active in the fields of telecommunications, satellite navigation, and remote sensing