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SKY Perfect JSAT selects Thales Alenia Space to build a new cutting-edge software-defined satellite “JSAT-31”

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SKY Perfect JSAT selects Thales Alenia Space to build a new cutting-edge software-defined satellite “JSAT-31”


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SKY Perfect JSAT selects Thales Alenia Space to build a new cutting-edge software-defined satellite “JSAT-31”

Tokyo / Cannes, May 27th 2024 – Asia’s largest satellite operator SKY Perfect JSAT and Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), announced they have signed a…


Thales Alenia Space signed a contract with the European Space Agency to develop a Low Earth Orbit Cargo Return Service

This contract represents a significant leap in securing Europe sustainable access to Low Earth Orbit (LEO). The vehicle and associated ground infrastructure will be compatible with the evolution…


The search for life on Mars goes on with ExoMars 2028

 Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with the European Space Agency to continue work to take a European rover to search for traces of life on Mars The European mission to Mars is restarting…


Thales Alenia Space won European Space Agency’s one of two LEO-PNT Orbit Demonstrators

A new satnav layer to complement the European Galileo constellation for added resilience and novel services A Low Earth Orbit constellation dedicated to Positioning Navigation and Timing A game…


Thales Alenia Space will develop the radar instrument for ESA’s 10th Earth Explorer Harmony exciting new mission

Thales Alenia Space has been selected by ESA to lead a wide European industrial consortium thanks to its long and recognized experience in radar-based Earth observation satellites Together with data…


Thales Alenia Space signs contract with the Italian space agency to develop communications system for the International Mars Ice Mapper mission

The company will develop an innovative antenna for deep space to connect fixed or mobile infrastructure on Mars with Earth, capable of transmitting acquired radar images and science data Rome, March…


Merah Putih-2 telecommunications satellite successfully launched

Set to provide more capacity over the Indonesian archipelago Cape Canaveral, Florida, February 21, 2024 – Merah Putih-2 telecommunications satellite, formerly named Telkomsat HTS 113BT, was…


Thales Alenia Space launches MARSBalloon to offer students the chance to fly experiments and test technologies that could one day be destined for Mars

Bristol, February 20th, 2024 - Thales Alenia Space, a joint-venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), harness students’ curiosity for space, science and life on Mars with the launch of…


Thales Alenia Space will provide communication equipment to NASA’s NEO Surveyor mission

The equipment produced at Thales Alenia Space sites in Madrid (Spain), Toulouse (France) and Charlerloi (Belgium) will enable the transmission to Earth of the spacecraft telemetries and the images…


Korea’s KASS satellite navigation system certified by national authorities and enters operational service

The KASS regional system was developed by Thales Alenia Space as prime contractor under a contract signed with the Korea Aerospace Research Institute The project has been strongly supported by the…


Hellas Sat and Thales Alenia Space sign a Memorandum of Understanding to develop Optical Communication payload for Hellas Sat 5 satellite

Athens, January 26th, 2024 - Hellas Sat and Thales Alenia Space, a joint-venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the development of…


Thales Alenia Space has selected the UK’s National Satellite Test Facility for FLEX satellite first test campaign

December 15, 2023  - Thales Alenia Space, a joint-venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), has selected the UK’s National Satellite Test Facility (NSTF), at RAL Space in Oxfordshire, for the…