European Space Agency

Competitiveness & Growth


The ARTES Competitiveness & Growth element is dedicated to the development, qualification, and demonstration of products such as a piece of equipment, either of the platform or payload of a satellite, a user terminal or a full telecom system integrating a network with its respective space segment.

News and Events

News and Events


    QuadSAT’s project offers the satcom industry a dynamic new way to test antennas, by utilizing advanced drone and radio frequency technology. The system is an effective tool to help adhere to emerging SOMAP regulations, and provides a faster, cheaper, and easier alternative to traditional testing facilities.

  • OneWeb Power, TCR and PayLoad test System (PTS)...

    Megaconstellations: Power Check Out System Tele Command Ranging (TT&C Check Out System) Payload Test System

  • MCC-SO

    This project contributes to the development of some major evolutions of the Thales Alenia Space Mission Control Center (MCC) product line, SpaceOps. This product line aims at offering Satcom Operators a comprehensive solution enabling them to benefit at best of their fleet resources while dealing with their increasing complexity, especially...


  • Dietmar Schmitt
    • ARTES contact
    • ESA - ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1
      2200 AG , Noordwijk NH
    • +31 (0) 71 565 3534
    • +31 (0) 71 565 4598