The Quantum satellite – Europe’s reprogrammable telecommunications satellite – built through an ESA Partnership Project with its operator Eutelsat successfully completed thermal vacuum testing on 28 September.
The first European satellite capable of being completely reprogrammed after launch, developed in an ESA Partnership Programme, has passed another important milestone. The communications module of Eutelsat Quantum has completed its baseline payload testing at Airbus in Toulouse.
Indigo project announced by the Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) as honoree of the fourth Annual Better Satellite Awards for providing reliable, affordable broadband in rural Columbia. A pilot project between Colombian Internet Service Provider Anditel and INDIGO, part of ESA’s ARTES Partner programme, is making great strides in connecting citizens in hard-to-reach rural communities in Colombia.