Internationally renowned British microwave engineer Professor Peter Clarricoats is to receive one of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s highest accolades, the Sir Frank Whittle Medal, for his influential achievements spanning more than half a century.
Rohde & Schwarz offers a new, speed-optimized production tester – the R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator equipped with the R&S SMBV-P101 package – for the production testing of Global Navigation Satellite System receivers.
QinetiQ has announced a major breakthrough in developing a robust navigation receiver which will utilize the new global navigation satellite system Galileo, and particularly the secured Public Regulated Service.
The Sentinel-5 Precursor platform and the TROPOMI instrument have been integrated to form the satellite which will be leaving the UK for testing. Airbus Defence and Space will deliver the spacecraft to Intespace in Toulouse, France, for final system level testing.
Telecom satellites are set to enter a new age, as the European Space Agency (ESA), Eutelsat and Airbus Defence & Space collaborate in the Quantum programme, which departs from the traditional, custom, one-off approach to building satellites by offering a new and generic payload design.