Tag Archives: satellite

Inmarsat further extends global leadership in true broadband services with the launch of new GX5 satellite on 22 November

LONDON, 15-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat‘s new GX5 satellite will be launched on Friday 22 November 2019. The launch window is between 21:08 and 22:43 UK time / UTC. To be launched by Arianespace from Guiana Space Center in Kourou, … Read the full press release

Agritech: Inmarsat, ApisProtect to deploy IoT to connect apiaries around the world

Inmarsat delivers highly reliable hybrid satellite/cellular and LoRaWAN technologies to ensure that ApisProtect can provide services to beekeepers no matter how remote their location is Severe food shortages can occur across the world without a healthy bee population LONDON, 20-May-2019 … Read the full press release

Aerospace and data analytics company Planet and BASF to deliver timely satellite imagery and data to European farmers

Analytics from daily satellite imagery will promote better land and agricultural practices BASF’s xarvioTM digital products and Planet will contribute significantly to more sustainable agriculture in Europe San Francisco, USA, and Ludwigshafen, Germany, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Planet, an integrated aerospace … Read the full press release

Airbus commits towards enhancing the capability and competitiveness of the Australia’s space sector

Canberra, Australia, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and the Australian Space Agency (ASA) have signed a statement of intent confirming the European manufacturer’s commitment towards enhancing the capability and competitiveness of the country’s space sector. The statement of intent, which is … Read the full press release

Airbus-built Aeolus wind sensing satellite successfully launched from Kourou, French Guiana

Airbus-built Aeolus satellite to map Earth’s wind in real-time Kourou, French Guiana, 24-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Aeolus, the European Space Agency’s wind sensing satellite, built by Airbus, has been successfully launched from Kourou, French Guiana. The satellite will now undergo a … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space to support the System Design and Risk Management phase for Telesat’s LEO satellite constellation

TOULOUSE, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has been selected by Telesat as a major industrial partner to support their System Design and Risk Management phase for Telesat’s LEO constellation now in development. Under the terms of the contract, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat Government’s L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) service wins the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category in the Mobile Satellite Users Association’s (MSUA) 2018 Mobility Innovation Awards

LONDON, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat Government, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications and managed network services to the U.S. government, today announced that its L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) service is the winner of the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom, Inmarsat, Nokia complete key technological step in the development of the European Aviation Network (EAN)

First Europe-wide integrated LTE network created with 300 base stations European Aviation Network satellite launched, tested and ready for service Fast broadband access in the sky for passengers and airlines British Airways, part of IAG Group, first commercial customer BONN, 08-Feb-2018 — … Read the full press release

Airbus-built SES-10 telecommunications satellite to replace and provide additional capacity for TV, enterprise and mobility services

Cape Canaveral, FL, U.S.A., 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The SES-10 telecommunications satellite built by Airbus for the Luxembourg-based operator SES has been successfully launched by Falcon 9 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. It will provide replacement and … Read the full press release

L’équipe française remporte le prix paneuropéen Farming by Satellite

Le lauréat du 3ème Prix Farming by Satellite visant à promouvoir le recours aux technologies satellitaires dans le domaine de l’agriculture, a été désigné le lundi 23 janvier à l’occasion de l’International Green Week de Berlin. La gagnante toutes catégories … Read the full press release

Europe´s first polar orbiting weather satellite MetOp-A built by Airbus Defence and Space turns 10 on October 19, 2016

MetOp-A, Europe’s first polar orbiting weather satellite, still going strong after 10 years – double its specified lifetime High precision weather data helps businesses, farmers and security organisations TOULOUSE, 18-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — It has orbited Earth almost 52,000 times, delivered … Read the full press release

ESA: Media invited to follow the launch of the 2nd satellite of the Sentinel-1 mission from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on 22 April

PARIS, 18-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The second satellite of the Sentinel-1 mission – Sentinel-1B – is set for launch from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on 22 April at 21:02 GMT (23:02 CEST). Media representatives are invited to follow the launch online … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s first Inmarsat-5 Global Xpress (GX) satellite achieved commercial service introduction beginning with US Government customers

London, UK, 2-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — With the successful completion of extensive satellite and end-user tests, Inmarsat is pleased to announce that its first Inmarsat-5 Global Xpress (GX) satellite has achieved commercial service introduction (CSI), beginning with United States (US) Government customers … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space won contract with SES for the design and construction of the SES-10 Eurostar satellite

SES-10 is the 10th Eurostar satellite ordered by SES, as well as the 10th Eurostar satellite from Airbus Defence and Space to use electrical propulsion Paris, France, 20-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, … Read the full press release

Global mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat confirmed successful launch of the largest satellite Alphasat on Ariane 5 ECA launcher

30-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has confirmed the successful launch of Alphasat, the largest satellite, designated I-4A F4. Alphasat was launched on an Ariane 5 ECA, the latest version of the … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL, EDA define key priorities to implmenting Single European Sky in the military aviation sector

Paris, 20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EUROCONTROL and the European Defence Agency (EDA) have today strengthened in front of the aerospace & military community their ongoing relationship, defining a joint list of key priorities for the implementation of the Single European Sky … Read the full press release

Astrium Services Government, Inc. added UAE-owned Yahsat Military Ka-Band to its multi-band offering to the US Government

Washington, D.C., 22-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Astrium Americas announced today that its subsidiary, Astrium Services Government, Inc., will offer UAE-owned Yahsat Military Ka-Band service to the US government. This service allows any US government or Department of Defense end user to utilise … Read the full press release

Inmarsat-2 F1, the first Astrium Eurostar satellite, retired after spending 22.5 years in geostationary orbit

Inmarsat-2 F1 satellite retired after more than 22.5 years of successful operation in geostationary orbit, far outliving its projected life-span of 10 years First of the Astrium Eurostar satellites – 54 launched into orbit and 12 under construction Astrium’s Eurostar … Read the full press release