Articles by Thales Alenia Space
March 4, 2013
Thales Alenia Space and ISS Reshetnev have established a joint venture focused on the development of telecommunications satellites.
November 12, 2012
The Yamal-402 telecommunications satellite has been dispatched from Thales Alenia Space’s plant in Cannes, France and has arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, ready for its scheduled launch on a Proton rocket on December 8, 2012.
October 15, 2012
Eutelsat Communication has selected Thales Alenia Space to build the EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite, which will boost satellite broadcasting resources in the Middle East and North Africa.
September 17, 2012
French defense procurement agency, Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA) has awarded Thales Alenia Space a design contract to study military space communications capacity to be available by 2019.
May 4, 2012
Thales Alenia Space Deutschland GmbH has signed a contract, worth up to €4 million, with Thales Alenia Space-France in the frame of the Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) weather satellites. This contract includes the development and the validation of the operations Satellite Simulator (SATSIM), as well as the Payload Data Generator for all the satellites.
June 27, 2011
With the global financing now completed, Thales Alenia Space has announced the official start of the Express AM8, AT1 and AT2 satellite programs, which are part of the tri-partite contract that was signed with RSCC (the Russian Space Operator) and JSC “ISS – Reshetnev Co. Thales Alenia Space will...Read More
April 21, 2011
Thales Alenia Space has signed a €54.5 M contract with the European Space Agency (ESA), acting on behalf of the European Commission, to supply a new version of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), incorporating improvements that are indispensable for enhanced operability. The 28-month contract will upgrade critical...Read More
March 28, 2011
In a contract worth more than €4 M, Thales Alenia Space España , has provided Orbital Sciences Corp. with advanced telecommunications systems for Telemetry, Tracking and Command (TTC) data for the Cygnus unmanned cargo resupply vehicle. The contract covers the design, manufacturing, and supply for three TTC telecommunication systems...Read More
January 4, 2011
South Korea’s commercial telecommunication satellite, Koreasat-6 (renamed Mugunghwa-6), was successfully launched by Arianespace from the Kourou Spaceport in French Guiana. Thales Alenia Space , the prime contractor, teamed with US manufacturer, Orbital Sciences Corp., who provided the satellite platform. Thales Alenia Space was responsible for the design, manufacturing and...Read More
June 15, 2010
Eutelsat Communications has selected Thales Alenia Space to build a 40-transponder Ku-band satellite enabling a 50 percent increase in capacity operated at its 21.5° East location in geostationary orbit. Scheduled for launch in the third quarter of 2012, the satellite will replace Eutelsat's W6 craft at a core neighborhood...Read More