Tag: ESA

e-GEOS (ASI/Telespazio) wins tender of the European Commission

e-GEOS, a company established by Telespazio (80%) and the Italian Space Agency (20%), has been awarded a contract from the European Commission worth 12 million euros, to provide satellite maps for emergency management.

Sentinel-2A: New eyes of Copernicus ready for space

After six months of intensive testing, the first Sentinel-2 satellite developed and built by Airbus Defence and Space for the European Space Agency (ESA) is getting ready for its mission in space.

First image download over new gigabit laser connection in space

The first ever gigabit transmission via laser of imagery between the radar sensor on Sentinel-1A and Alphasat satellites, the latter built by Airbus Defence and Space, has taken place successfully.

Galileo satellite set for new orbit

ESA’s fifth Galileo navigation satellite, one of two left in the wrong orbit this summer, will make a series of manoeuvres this month as a prelude to its health being confirmed.

Mobile Apps for Galileo and Copernicus

After one week of intense teamwork at the European Space Agency's ESTEC and ESA BIC Noordwijk facilities in the Netherlands

The OGC adopts OGC Geo and Time Extensions Standard for OpenSearch

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Members approved "OGC OpenSearch Geo and Time Extensions" as an OGC standard.

MDA Joins ESA Third Party Mission Program

MDA’s Information Systems group announced that it has signed an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) to provide RADARSAT-2 information to user groups under ESA’s Third Party Mission Program.

Galileo fixes Europe’s position in history

Europe’s new age of satellite navigation has passed a historic milestone – the very first determination of a ground location using the four Galileo satellites currently in orbit together with their ground facilities.

New SPOT 4 Mission Before Being De-orbited

After 177 months in service and having collected 6,811,918 images, SPOT 4’s mission was brought to an end by CNES and Astrium on 11 January.

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