Five leaders in their domains have laid the foundations for this new open innovation ecosystem
European sovereignty and new value propositions are at stake
This ecosystem will welcome new members and develop open collaborations
With complementary technology, two first proposals presented
Rome, April 8, 2021 - Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), has won a contract from the Italian space agency (ASI) to conduct a feasibility study of 16 design concepts to support a human presence on the Moon. ASI's initiative is part of a strategic partnership with NASA within the scope of the ARTEMIS program for the human exploration of the Moon, including both lunar orbit and lunar surface.
Cannes, April 6th, 2021 – Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), and Microsoft today announced that they are innovating together on cloud technologies in space by adding the DeeperVision automated image processing solution developed by Thales Alenia Space to Microsoft’s Azure Orbital platform. With DeeperVision, all images downlinked by Earth observation satellites can be immediately and systematically analyzed as soon as they are produced.
Charleroi, April 2, 2021 – Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), announced today that it has set up a new FabLab (fabrication laboratory) at its plant in Charleroi, Belgium. This approach reflects the company’s ongoing digital transformation to anticipate disruptive advances in the space industry. Following the company’s first FabLabs in Toulouse, Cannes and Rome, this latest addition is tasked with stimulating innovation and supporting the Charleroi plant’s push to spur sustainable growth in Belgium.