Telespazio celebrated in London 40 years of Telespazio VEGA UK in the United Kingdom.

Telespazio has been in the UK since 1978 and has offices in Luton and Harwell. Telespazio VEGA UK provides the British corporate and institutional market with innovative solutions and services across domain areas of: space engineering & operations; Earth observation; navigation; and fixed & mobile satellite communications. In addition, the company implements systems for the ground segment of satellite missions, and provides specialist consultancy to some of the major international space programmes.

Telespazio’s 40th anniversary in UK was celebrated at the Italian Embassy in London, with the participation of the Italian Ambassador, Raffaele Trombetta; Leonardo’s Space Activity Coordinator and Telespazio CEO, Luigi Pasquali; Leonardo MW’s Director of Government Affairs, Andrew Cowdery; and Telespazio VEGA UK CEO, Marco Folino.

On the occasion, an exhibition was presented at the Italian Embassy, which includes eight spectacular, high definition, optical and radar satellite images. These make it possible to take a true virtual flight over the British Isles, highlighting some specific and very interesting features.