Europe plans six new Copernicus missions to expand its Earth Observation capabilities and awards €2.5 billion in contracts

Europe plans six new Copernicus missions to expand its Earth Observation capabilities and awards €2.5 billion in contracts

On 3 July 2020, the European Space Agency (ESA), on-behalf of the European Commission (representing the EU), issued development contracts for six missions that will compliment and enhance their Copernicus Earth observation programme. These initial contracts are valued...
Thales Alenia Space gets order for Eutelsat 10B

Thales Alenia Space gets order for Eutelsat 10B

While the solar array problem on its Eutelsat 5 West B spacecraft was a shock, it does not mean that Eutelsat’s ordering plans have changed for the time being. Thales Alenia Space was celebrating the receipt of a construction contract for the Eutelsat 10B...