Rome, July 6, 2017 – The European spacecraft BepiColombo is currently undergoing final testing in launch configuration, prior to being shipped to the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana next March for a scheduled October 2018 launch.
Paris, June 21, 2017 – Thales Alenia Space has signed its first contract with OHB, at this year’s Paris Air Show, to provide new-generation electronic equipment, made in Belgium, for the Electra platform.
Paris Air Show, June 19, 2017 – Thales Alenia Space today confirmed its acquisition of a minority stake in French company Airstar Aerospace, a leader in the construction of airships and flexible structures of all types and operating at all altitudes.
Thales Alenia Space is holding its third TechnoDay exhibition in Spain from June 13 to 15, highlighting R&D advances for the entire space sector, along with the first Space Dream contest, an illustration of open collaborative innovation
Cannes, June 14, 2017 - Following the launch of the first ten Iridium NEXT satellites in January 2017, their commissioning has proceeded very smoothly, as they passed all in-orbit tests with flying colors.
Cannes, 6 June 2017 - Thales Alenia Space signed a contract with Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications for the construction of its new communication Global Xpress (GX) satellite.