July 20, 2017
Stevenage 20/07/2017 – Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor is ready to leave Airbus’ Stevenage site for launch on a Rokot rocket from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia. Sentinel-5 Precursor is part of the global monitoring programme “Copernicus”, a joint European Commission–ESA undertaking which aims to acquire continuous and accurate Earth observation data and provide services
July 3, 2017
TEMECULA, CA - Airbus DS Communications, North America's leading public safety communications provider, has announced its establishment of an internal organization focused on delivering Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) services. The new organization, named Network Solutions, will be led by industry veteran Jeroen de Witte. Its mission is to ensure Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) of
June 26, 2017
Airbus, together with non-profit organisation The Forest Trust (TFT) and radar satellite imagery expert SarVision, have launched Starling, an innovative satellite service enabling companies to demonstrate how they are implementing their ‘No Deforestation’ commitments. The commercial launch follows a successful six-month pilot phase in Ferrero and Nestlé’s palm oil supply chains, during which Starling has
June 5, 2017
All-electric propulsion for orbit-raising and on-station manoeuvers for the first time on a high power satellite inaugurates significant mass savings on this class of mission Innovative payload technology will dynamically distribute power between spot beams to provide internet connectivity to aircraft over the Pacific Kourou, 02/06/2017 –EUTELSAT 172B, the first high power all-electric telecommunications
May 17, 2017
Airbus recently launched its U.S. base and operations of a new commercial drone startup: Airbus Aerial. With bases in the United States and Europe, Airbus Aerial’s initial business will focus on developing new imagery services that leverage software and aerospace technology to offer actionable data and analysis of information provided by drones, satellites, high-altitude aircraft and other sources.
May 17, 2017
Fort Bourtange is a star-shaped moat fort, located in the village of Bourtange in the east of Groningen in the Netherlands near the German border. This fort was built in 1593 to create a border around the only road between Germany and Groningen, which was was occupied by Spaniards around the time of the “Eighty Years War.”
May 17, 2017
Bari, Italia – Planetek Italia and Airbus Defence and Space have been awarded a contract for the supply of high-resolution Earth observation imagery and services by Eni, the Italian multinational oil and gas company. With the data and services provided, Eni will have actionable information at hand to improve their wide range of onshore and
May 10, 2017
DALLAS, May 10, 2017 -- Airbus (stock exchange symbol: AIR) today launched its U.S. base and operations of a new commercial drone start-up, named Airbus Aerial, at the AUVSI Xponential tradeshow and conference in Dallas. With bases both in the U.S. and in Europe, Airbus Aerial’s initial business will focus on developing new imagery services.
April 25, 2017
Airbus DS Communications, a leading public safety communications provider, announces new functionality to the VESTA® 9-1-1 and VESTA® Analytics solutions within its VESTA® Next-Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) portfolio. The updates deliver greater flexibility and functionality to public safety answering points (PSAP) in an NG9-1-1 environment. VESTA 9-1-1 The VESTA 9-1-1 call handling solution, Release 7.0, provides
March 31, 2017
Cape Canaveral, 31/03/2017 – The SES-10 telecommunications satellite built by Airbus for the Luxembourg-based operator SES has been successfully launched by Falcon 9 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. It will provide replacement and additional capacity for direct-to-home TV broadcasting, enterprise and mobility services to Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean.