A Memorandum of Intent (MoI) between One Sea and the European Space Agency (ESA) aims to bring common objectives to encourage the development of space-based applications to analyse, enable and implement maritime digitalisation and autonomy using latest generation connectivity.
OneWeb has been awarded £18 million of UK Space Agency funding by the European Space Agency to extend its satellite constellation for global communications. The news has been announced one week ahead of OneWeb’s planned launch of its first of ten satellite batches.
Rolls-Royce and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a cooperation agreement that will see the organisations work together in harnessing space-based technologies to support autonomous and remote controlled shipping.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is making an Invitation to Tender for its ARTES Advanced Technology project, which aims to drive prototyping of low data rate satellite communications concepts that would be suitable for M2M and IoT applications.
Inmarsat has signed a €4.2 million Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) to support the Inmarsat Communications Evolution (ICE) initiative, a project to investigate new technologies for the next generation of space-enabled communications services.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has authorised the delivery of Kongsberg’s fourth generation SAT-AIS Receiver flight models to the Norwegian Space Centre, for integration into the NORSAT-1 satellite in preparation for its launch early next year.
Inmarsat has announced the successful transition of key L-band voice and data services from its I-4 F2 satellite to Alphasat, the telecommunications satellite developed by Inmarsat in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA).
A new Earth observation system integrating satellite and laser technologies, that could be used in areas like ship detection and emergency response, has successfully completed its first image download using a gigabit laser transmission system.
Astrium has reported that the Alphasat satellite launched in late July 2013, expected to add additional capacity to Inmarsat's FleetBroadband network, has been successfully tested and moved to its operational orbital position.
TeamSurv, a crowd sourcing project to create better nautical charts, has been awarded a place at the Business Incubation Centre (BIC) at Harwell, Oxford by the European Space Agency (ESA).
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