As ESA’s umbrella programme for telecom, ARTES, celebrates its 25th year, we have examined why it was set up, how it and the European satcom environment have evolved, and the opportunities and challenges that both face today. In this final instalment, we look at what the future holds.
The partnership between Dublin City University and European Space Agency (ESA) is succeeding in providing the launch-pad for Irish companies to increase their engagement with emerging space-related technologies.
Cross-Cluster Proof of Concept call is now open for applications. The call is for project definition and proof of concept activities, with up to 20k funding per project, to be match funded (in-kind or capitol).
Next time you look at the night sky, bear in mind that your favourite constellation is probably being used to steer and orient spacecraft. Thanks to German company Jena-Optronik and ESA’s ARTES programme, that has just become a whole lot easier.
The International Maritime Organisation’s Maritime Safety Committee has formally recognised Inmarsat’s ‘Fleet Safety’ solution as a new service to support the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System; and the associated Maritime Safety Terminal has won a prestigious award (*Safety at Sea Awards 2018).
The European Space Agency’s directorates of Technical and Quality Management (TEC) and Telecommunications and Integrated Applications (TIA) are organising the 4th ESA Workshop on Advanced Flexible Telecom Payloads.
As ESA’s umbrella programme for telecom, ARTES, celebrates its 25th year, we will be examining why it was set up, how it and the European satcom environment have evolved, the opportunities and challenges that both face today, and what the future holds.