e-GEOS, a company set up by Telespazio and the Italian Space Agency, won the Leonardo 2019 Innovation Award in the Incremental Innovation category. The proposal “Enhanced Flood Footprint - (EFF), new generation flood mapping services”, was presented by Vincenzo Scotti (team leader), Domenico Grandoni, Lucia Luzietti, Federica Mastracci, Marco Corsi, Mariano Biscardi, Claudio Mammone and Sara Barozzi.
A delegation of Members of Italian Parliaments from the House and Senate, which also included some representatives of the Aerospace Parliamentary Intergroup, has visited the Telespazio Fucino Space Centre today.
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