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Eurostar Neo on the move

Airbus Defence and Space makes its first shipment of Eurostar Neo flight hardware out of its Stevenage Factory. The massive Communications Module, or CM, is now in its Portsmouth site, where it will be equipped with...

ESAIL maritime satellite departs for launch site

The ESAIL microsatellite for tracking ships at sea has completed its latest environmental and system performance tests and set off for Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

First cybersecurity ‘Centre of Excellence’ for space assets

    Cybercrime is a global scourge – with expenditures on its fallout increasing dramatically. The cost can be financially crippling for companies who often lack the skills to deal with ever-increasing threats. The...

Space station to forge ultra-fast connections

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station plan to install a high-speed radio link to enable almost real-time connections with Earth. The upgrade to the ESA Columbus laboratory will relay data from experiments on the...

  • Preparations for the World radio Conference 2019

    This activity supported ESA Telecommunications in the identification of opportunities and threats for satellite communications related to the Agenda Items of the World Radio Conference 2019 (WRC-19). A number of topics have been followed in more detail – such as the increasing spectrum requests from the mobile operator community. Positions have been defended at a number of regulatory meetings, in coordination with ESOA (EMEA Satellite Operator Association). The activity has contributed to a number of briefings to ARTES industry at ARTES public event.

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