It’s getting to be quite a long time since the first human space flight. Sixty years ago, on April 12, 1961 – nearly 58 years after the Wright Brothers made the first powered flight – Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth in the Vostok 3KA-3 capsule, proving that humans could
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ESA astronauts Alexander Gerst and Luca Parmitano use their avatars to check out future habitation accommodation on Lunar Gateway
In preparation of the upcoming Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for the International Habitat (IHAB) module for the Lunar Gateway space station, Thales Alenia Space teamed up with the European Space Agency’s European Astronaut Center (EAC) last week to virtually re
Lunar Gateway’s Habitation And Logistics Outpost (HALO) is moving forwards. Thales Alenia Space, in coordination with prime contractor Northrop Grumman, marks a first major milestone regarding the Lunar quest: the welding of two components, a ring and a cylinder for HAL
Eleven years ago to the day, the Space Shuttle Endeavour lifted off with two new modules for the International Space Station: Node 3, dubbed Tranquility, and the Cupola. Both were designed, integrated and tested by Thales Alenia Space in Turin, Italy. The two modules w
Thales Alenia Space to provide the study for European Space Agency’s Cis-Lunar Transfer Vehicle - CLTV
Turin, January 29, 2020 – Thales Alenia Space, joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%) has signed a contract with European Space Agency (ESA), worth € 4,5 Million, for the study of Cis-Lunar Transfer Vehicle (CLTV), a transportation logistic space vehicle
Turin, December 7, 2020 – Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), has signed a contract with Northrop Grumman to develop the pressurized module for HALO (Habitation And Logistics Outpost) that will be one of the first two element
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European Space Agency chooses Thales Alenia Space to deliver the Europe’s two main modules for the lunar space station, key element of the Artemis NASA program
A half-century after the first man on the moon, Thales Alenia Space is participating in developing a permanent human lunar presence for a better and sustainable life on Earth.