Tag Archives: space

Singapore becomes the third country to welcome the Thales Digital Factory

After France and Canada, Singapore becomes the third country to welcome the Thales Digital Factory. The Digital Factory will deliver innovative digital solutions to Thales customers in the region in a collaborative way. Whenever appropriate, those products will then be … Read the full press release

Zodiac Aerospace merger into Safran approved by Safran’s shareholders

PARIS, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran’s (Euronext Paris: SAF) shareholders were invited to consider mainly the plan to merge Zodiac Aerospace into Safran at a meeting on November 27, 2018. All the resolutions submitted to the shareholders’ vote were approved. … Read the full press release

Airbus: astronaut assistant, CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN) passed its first tests in space with flying colours

Small talk with Alexander Gerst on board the ISS makes aerospace history FRIEDRICHSHAFEN/ BREMEN, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The astronaut assistant, CIMON* (Crew Interactive Mobile CompanioN), developed and built by Airbus on behalf of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), has passed its first … Read the full press release

European Space Agency to host second edition of ‘Space for Inspiration’ from 29–31 October, Bilbao, Spain

PARIS, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Media are invited to the second edition of ‘Space for Inspiration’, an international conference organised by the European Space Agency for everyone curious about space exploration and why it matters. The event takes place in Bilbao, Spain, … Read the full press release

World Space Week: Children from six local primary schools visited STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire

SWINDON, 15-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Children from six local primary schools visited STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire on Friday as part of World Space Week. The open event, which also coincided with Space Explorers Day, saw 150 youngsters from years … Read the full press release

UK Research & Innovation: Sentinel-5 successfully completed thermal testing in the space test facility in Oxfordshire

SWINDON, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A model of future European space mission Sentinel-5 has successfully completed thermal testing in our world-class space test facility in Oxfordshire. This is an essential step that will allow the Earth Observation project to progress … 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

Thales Alenia Space won contract from the European Space Agency (ESA) for the Phase A study of LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna)

Thales Alenia Space wins ESA study contract for LISA mission to investigate the history of Universe CANNES, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), announced today that it has won a … Read the full press release

Safran: contemplated merger of Zodiac Aerospace and Safran expected to be completed before the end of 2018

PARIS, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Governing bodies of Safran and Zodiac Aerospace and the employee representatives at the two companies were informed of an envisaged merger of the entities via the absorption of Zodiac Aerospace by Safran. The contemplated merger is … Read the full press release

WEF: EarthTime combines dramatic images from space with expert analysis of how humans are changing the planet

New website EarthTime, to launch on World Earth Day (22 April), combines NASA satellite imagery with over 300 free, open-source geospatial datasets to show humanity’s impact on the planet EarthTime uses experts to track and connect patterns between a range of topics from deforestation … Read the full press release

Space and military law experts will draft the definitive document on military and security law as it applies to space

EXETER, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Space and military law experts from Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States have joined forces to take the lead on understanding how our Earth-bound laws will be applied in times of armed conflict in … Read the full press release

Airbus showcasing products, services and innovations in the commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter markets at FIDAE air show

Latest products, services to be showcased at Latin America’s leading airshow TOULOUSE, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus will have a major presence at the 20th FIDAE air show, showcasing the latest products, services and innovations in the commercial aircraft, defence, … Read the full press release

Thales supplied amplifiers for the New Horizons spacecraft to take the farthest images ever taken from Earth

12 years spent travelling the cosmos. 4 hours for the images to travel back. La Défense, France, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales has been helping to document the final frontier ever since humanity first ventured into space. Thales technologies were there … Read the full press release

UK research sheds light on the discrepancy between the size and age of the Rosette Nebula’s central cavity and that of its central stars

SWINDON, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A hole at the heart of a stunning rose-like interstellar cloud has puzzled astronomers for decades – but new UK research offers an explanation for the discrepancy between the size and age of the Rosette Nebula’s … Read the full press release

Airbus China appointments: Eric Chen becomes Chairman and George Xu CEO

TOULOUSE, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eric Chen, previously President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, succeeds Laurence Barron as Chairman of Airbus China. Simultaneously, George Xu has been appointed CEO of Airbus China. In his role as country head of Airbus … Read the full press release

Inmarsat appointed Airbus Defense and Space as Global Xpress Value Added Reseller for Inmarsat’s Enterprise Business Unit

London, UK, 13-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services has appointed Airbus Defense and Space, the world’s second largest space company, as a Global Xpress (GX) Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Inmarsat’s Enterprise Business Unit.  … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space to supply six A330 MRTT new generation air-to-air refuelling aircraft for Singapore Air Force

Singapore places firm order for six aircraft MADRID, 11-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has been selected by Singapore to supply six A330 MRTT new generation air-to-air refuelling aircraft for the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF). The aircraft … Read the full press release

Astrium Services, Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) renewed their partnership

Astrium Services has renewed its partnership with Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF), a leading NGO specialized in the deployment of emergency telecommunications TSF provides people in distress and first responders with means of communication where terrestrial communications fails Astrium Services provides … Read the full press release

The European Space Agency (ESA) to present at the 50th Paris Air & Space Show at Le Bourget

UPDATE 13 JUNE: CALL FOR MEDIA 13-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  ESA will be present at the 50th Paris Air & Space Show at Le Bourget with a pavilion at its traditional and central place, near the full-size Ariane 5 and Ariane … Read the full press release