GomSpace wins contract to develop satellites for global air traffic management consortium
by Staff Writers
Stockholm, Sweden (SPX) Jun 02, 2021
The global technology and consulting company Indra in Spain and the Spanish Air Navigational Service Provider (ANSP) Enaire has selected GomSpace A/S to deliver a large-scale development and demonstration project including the launch of three dedicated in orbit demonstration (IOD) nanosatellites.
The contract GomSpace disclosed on May 10 with Indra, which is estimated to be at a value of EUR 14.5 million, is regarding the Startical project. The Startical project was announced by Indra and Enaira on May 18.
The project is part of Indra and Enaira's plan to establish a novel global air traffic management service from space, allowing aircraft everywhere to coordinate with air traffic managers using VHF and ADS-B technologies.
"This is a truly transformative project for GomSpace, and we are very proud to be the technology partner for this demonstration project based on nanosatellite technology, where we can make use of our prior knowledge on tracking aircrafts with nanosatellites," says Niels Buus, CEO at GomSpace.
Launch of the first demonstration satellite is scheduled for late 2022. The last two satellites to be launched in late 2023.
Kleos engages ISISPACE to build third satellite cluster
Luxembourg (SPX) May 27, 2021
Kleos Space has signed a contract with Innovative Solutions in Space B.V. (ISISPACE) to build and support its third satellite cluster of four satellites, the Polar Patrol Mission (KSF2), scheduled to launch at the end of 2021 onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9. Specialising in small-satellite solutions, the Netherlands-based ISISPACE has more than 15 years of experience in the design, manufacture, and operation of nanosatellites and is currently also preparing Kleos' second satellite cluster, the Polar Vig ... read more
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