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Airbus Defence and Space

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Airbus and Scanex to Feed Russia’s Most Popular Search Engine Yandex with “One Atlas” Satellite Imagery Data

Toulouse – Airbus Defence and Space has signed a 4-year contract with Scanex, the Russian Earth observation company, for access to optical satellite imagery via the One Atlas platform, covering 180 million km² throughout the contract. Yandex,...

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Airbus Partners with Bird.i for Easy Access to Fresh Earth Observation Imagery

Airbus Defence and Space has closed a partnership agreement with Bird.i, a global platform for accessing the world’s best satellite, airborne and drone imagery. Objective of the partnership is to allow real-time on-line visualisation of Airbus Defence...

Monday, February 20th, 2017

DLR commissions Airbus to Develop the Payload and Payload Ground Segment for MERLIN – the First Franco-German Earth Observation Satellite

Ottobrunn – Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has signed a contract with Space Administration at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) to develop and build all components of the German contribution to the...

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Airbus Defence and Space: First European-Built All-Electric Satellite EUTELSAT 172B Getting Ready to Fly

Toulouse - Construction of EUTELSAT 172B, the first high-power all-electric telecommunications satellite built in Europe, is now complete at the Airbus satellite assembly facilities in Toulouse. The fully fledged satellite for Eutelsat is now undergoing final testing...

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Airbus Defence and Space Delivers Propulsion Test Module for the Orion Programme to NASA

Bremen, 24/01/2017 - Mid-January 2017 Airbus Defence and Space delivered to NASA a propulsion test module for the Orion programme. The Propulsion Qualification Test Model (PQM) will be used to check that the Orion European Service Module...

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Airbus Defence and Space Ships SES-10 Telecom Satellite to Launch Site

Toulouse - SES-10, the 10th Eurostar satellite built by Airbus Defence and Space for Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES, has left the Airbus cleanrooms in Toulouse, France, and has been shipped to Cape Canaveral for its forthcoming launch...

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Airbus Defence and Space Celebrates Five Years of the First Pléiades Satellite Launch

Five years ago, the very high-resolution satellite Pléiades 1A was launched from the Guiana Space Center, joined by its twin Pléiades 1B a few months later. This was the start of what is known as the Pléiades...

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Bon voyage, MetOp-C!

Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has sent the MetOp-C payload module, the ‘brain’ for Europe’s next polar-orbiting weather satellite, on its first journey. The module, which weighs around 2.1 tonnes, contains ten measuring...

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

The SpaceDataHighway is Open for Traffic

Airbus Defence and Space starts the initial service of its SpaceDataHighway. This represents a step change in the speed of space communications. Ultra-broadband laser communications and the geostationary orbit of the relay satellites combine to deliver a...

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Airbus Defence and Space Launches “Stack Insight”

Airbus Defence and Space has launched “Stack Insight”, a uniquely accurate satellite-based change detection and volume calculation service. This service is specifically developed for mining and civil engineering applications. Stack Insight eliminates much of the cost and...

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