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Merah Putih-2 telecommunications satellite successfully launched

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Merah Putih-2 telecommunications satellite successfully launched


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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…


Thales Alenia Space signs a multi-satellite contract with PT Len Industri to provide radar and optical imagery

A state-of-the-art constellation of innovative and flexible Earth observation satellites under a unique common ground platform for defense use in Indonesia Jakarta, December 7, 2023 - Thales Alenia…


Happy 40th Birthday to Thales Alenia Space Rome and L’Aquila sites

40 years of passion, innovation, and technology at the heart of the global space ecosystem Rome, December 4, 2023 - Thales Alenia Space, a Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%) joint venture, is…


Thales Alenia Space to provide Communication Transponder for Turkey’s first lunar mission

Madrid, November 21, 2023 – Thales Alenia Space (joint venture between Thales, 67%, and Leonardo, 33%) has signed a contract with TÜBİTAK Space Technologies Research Institute (TÜBİTAK UZAY) to…


Thales Alenia Space unveils project to develop Space Smart Factory, one of the largest facilities of its kind in Europe

At the Tecnopolo Tiburtino hub in Rome, Thales Alenia Space's all-digital factory will employ advanced technologies for the production of satellites The factory will be built thanks to an important…


Space Solar and Thales Alenia Space in the UK working together to deliver Space-Based Solar Power

Harwell, 30th October 2023 – Leading space-energy company, Space Solar has today announced an innovation partnership with Thales Alenia Space, a joint-venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33…


Thales Alenia Space leading a flooding Digital Twin Proof of Concept initiative in Luxembourg

To better monitor and anticipate extreme weather and climate events shaped by the interactions between human activities and natural forces. Luxembourg, October, 23 2023 – In the context of…