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  • Social distancing app uses space to save lives

    A free app that helps people observe social distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus is about to launch.

  • Solar-powered hand sanitiser wins ESA-backed hackathon

    A start-up company that has repurposed upcycled solar cells to generate ultraviolet light to disinfect people’s hands has won €20 000 in a hackathon designed to share and rapidly develop ideas to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Satellites map the global flow of oil

    Demand for oil has collapsed due to the coronavirus pandemic just as supply is about to strengthen because of a dispute between Russia and Saudi Arabia. As a result, oil prices have sunk to levels not seen since 2002.

  • New Command and Data Management Unit from Airbus Defence & Space ready for flight

    Under ESA’s Neosat Partnership Project, Airbus Defence and Space has developed and qualified a new Command and Data Management Unit (CDMU), covering the needs for the full Eurostar Neo platform product range and potential platform derivatives. With the successful qualification of this key spacecraft unit, ESA Telecoms’ Partnership Projects demonstrates its ability to federate industry around large scale programmes to improve competitiveness.

  • UK launches space-based response to Covid-19 pandemic

    Some £2.6 million to develop space-enabled technology and services that can strengthen the NHS’s response to coronavirus has been launched today by the UK Space Agency in collaboration with ESA.

  • Opportunity: Pooling and Sharing Interfaces Definition

    Our society and economy are increasingly dependent on secure telecommunications networks. These networks are required for the secure operation of critical infrastructures, governmental services or in transport.

  • Opportunity: Next Generation SATCOM European Infrastructure system study

    Our society and economy are increasingly dependent on secure telecommunications networks. These networks are required for the secure operation of critical infrastructures, governmental services or in transport. 

  • Opportunity: Space Systems for Safety and Security (4S) User Studies

    Our society and economy are increasingly dependent on secure telecommunications networks. These networks are required for the secure operation of critical infrastructures, governmental services or in transport. 

  • OneWeb launches 34 more satellites

    Communications company OneWeb has added a further 34 satellites to its proposed constellation of 650, taking the total number launched so far to 40.

  • Quantum satellite completes vibration tests

    Quantum – the innovative software-programmable satellite ordered by Eutelsat under an ESA Partnership Project – has successfully completed its mechanical test campaign at the Airbus facilities in Toulouse.