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.
MADRID, 2 June 2017. Today the Spanish satellite communications operator HISPASAT completed the re-orbiting operations of the Hispasat 1C satellite (subsequently called 30W-3 and 84W-1, the two orbital positions where it was located).
Cannes, May 24, 2017 – Europasat, the “Inmarsat S-band / Hellas Sat 3” telecommunication satellite, has been shipped to the Kourou launch pad in French Guyana to be launched by Ariane 5 rocket in June.
Madrid, May 22, 2017 – The Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) honored Thales Alenia Space with its Excellence Award as outstanding supplier. During the ceremony at KARI in Daejeon, South Korea, the award was handed to Eduardo Bellido, CEO of Thales Alenia Space Spain.
Toulouse, May 18, 2017 – Thales Alenia Space will supply the Argos Neo instrument for the nano-satellite demonstrator Angels (Argos Neo on a Generic Economical and Light Satellite). The satellite for this French space agency CNES mission is being built by Nexeya.