15 October 2015 – The Megaconstellations Industry Information Day held on 6 October at ESTEC enabled representatives from European and Canadian space industry to learn more about ESA's new Megaconstellation Workplan, which is designed to support the European and Canadian space industry's competitiveness in the various megaconstellation initiatives that have been announced around the world.
13-14 January 2016, ESTEC (Noordwijk, The Netherlands)
The Final Presentation Days represent a unique opportunity to gain a complete overview of recently completed ARTES Future Preparations activities, and to discuss them with colleagues from ESA and other representatives of the satellite telecommunications sector. Registration is now open.
2 October 2015 – Satellite monitoring of wildlife has become a critical tool for environmental research purposes. Through the ARTES programme, ESA has been supporting the development and testing of a new low-cost wildlife tag that uses satcoms technology.
30 September 2015 – Two ARTES-supported studies of ESA's Vega rocket provide the telecommunications satellite industry with a strategic roadmap for future developments in the highly competetive global launcher market.
15 September 2015 – ESA and Thales Alenia Space have signed a contract for the full development and qualification of a new line of satellite platforms called Spacebus Neo. The agreement marks the next phase of the ARTES 14 Neosat programme.
10 September 2015 – Satellite operators and service providers are enthusiastic about a novel solution for mitigating interference from VSAT terminals that was developed with the support of ESA under ARTES 5.2.
8 September 2015 – Global Invacom and satellite operator Avanti, with the support of ESA under ARTES 5.2, and Microsoft, are presenting an innovative end-to-end solution at IBC 2015 that delivers satellite broadcast TV and broadband to a home environment over standard IP-enabled networks, such as Ethernet and WiFi.