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Toulouse, 2020, September 21. Thales Alenia Space has today signed a close to €88 million contract with Airbus Defence and Space, prime contractor of the satellite, to develop the two IRIS flight models (Interferometric Radar Altimeter for Ice and Snow) of the Copernicu
If you’ve always wondered what those mysterious weather satellites actually look like, treat yourself to a trip to the Cité de l’espace to see an identical twin of Europe’s own MSG… you’ll be impressed!
Cannes, 2020, July 2. Thales Alenia Space, a Joint Venture between Thales (67 %) and Leonardo (33 %), has recently been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) in coordination and with the agreement of the European Commission, for major Copernicus missions. Coperni
Space Q&A with Steve Good, Vice President, Business Development North America
Today is World Oceans Day, the United Nations day to celebrate the role of oceans in our daily lives and inspire actions to restore and protect the oceans and sustainably use marine resources.
On April 28, 2006, the French-American satellite CALIPSO (Cloud Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations) was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Built for the French and American space agencies, CNES and NASA, the satellite provid
Built by Thales Alenia Space as prime contractor for the European Space Agency (ESA), Sentinel-1B and -3B were both orbited on April 25, albeit two years apart.
For over 40 years, our engineers have been providing scientists, governments, institutions and decision-makers with the extensive expertise and critical data needed for environmental monitoring, oceanography and meteorology. Precisely because we’re so concerned about cl
Thales Alenia Space will be at the Dubai Airshow from November 17 to 21, along with parent company Thales. The organizers of this strategic Middle East event expect nearly 87,000 visitors, 1,300 exhibitors and 165 aircraft in the static display at the Al Maktoum Interna
The first COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation satellite (CSG1) arrived today at the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, after being shipped from Thales Alenia Space’s facility in Rome. Built by Thales Alenia Space as prime contractor for the Italian spa