23 March 2018 – Recognising the growing strength of Telespazio VEGA UK (a Leonardo and Thales company) in developing solutions for infrastructure monitoring, the UK Space Agency has awarded a Space for Smarter Government Project (SSGP) to a consortium of Geomatic Ventures Limited and Telespazio VEGA UK.
21 February 2018 – Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) has been contracted by ECMWF as part of the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) Marine project, to develop a European focused Marine, Coastal and Fisheries Sectoral Information System (SIS) service, with partners from Telespazio VEGA UK, AZTI, CSIC, HCMR and PML Applications.
20 February 2018 – Telespazio VEGA UK has successfully delivered key launch authorisation software, which was recently used operationally for the first time in launch VA240 when an Ariane 5 rocket blasted off from the spaceport in French Guiana carrying 4 Galileo satellites.
25 January 2018 – A team of data scientists at the Satellite Applications Catapult is leading a new study, funded by Innovate UK, to see if it is possible to detect a lithium ‘fingerprint’ from space by imaging vegetation and minerals on the ground using satellites.
24 January 2018 – Telespazio VEGA UK attended DGI 2018 conference and exhibition this week, alongside e-GEOS and GAF, presenting a unified presence as a global leader in the geoinformation market, providing geospatial applications and services.
24 January 2018 – The Coordinator for Space Activities of Leonardo and the Chief Executive officer of Telespazio, Luigi Pasquali, spoke at the Conference on European Space Policy, which was held in Brussels from 23-24 January.
23 November 2017 – The international conference “Commercialisation of Space – Realising UK Goals for Innovation and Growth” organised by the Royal Aeronautical Society and sponsored by Telespazio VEGA UK, was held in London on 21-22 November 2017.
7 November 2017 – Telespazio VEGA UK has recently released a first version of a new European climate data hub called the Climate Data Store.
20 October 2017 – Telespazio VEGA and its partners, Air & Space Evidence, recently held a very successful waste management workshop with environmental regulators and law enforcement agencies in Brussels.
11 September 2017 – Under the contract worth £11m per year, Telespazio VEGA UK will provide subject matter experts to ESA in support of their programmes and missions.
5 July 2017 – Telespazio VEGA has been awarded a contract by ESA for the development of satellite-derived Waste Management services, dubbed ‘Space Man meets Bin Man’.
5 July 2017 – On 4 July, Telespazio VEGA UK, together with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), hosted a drinks evening at RUSI’s headquarters in Whitehall, London.
26 May 2017 – Telespazio VEGA UK is highlighting a series of important contract wins concerning climate change at the UK Space Conference from 30 May to 1 June in Manchester.
26 May 2017 – Telespazio VEGA UK has won significant new contracts to build on existing Telespazio Group Spaceport expertise of operations, systems development / integration, microgravity brokering services, and end-to-end launch service capability.
28 March 2017 – Telespazio VEGA today presented the outputs of its Flood Warning & Mitigation service, which is designed to improve the current Environment Agency Flood Risk mapping.
13 January 2016 – Telespazio has won the EUMETSAT tender for the supply of launch and early orbit phase services (LEOP) for two satellites, with an option for a third, of the new constellation Meteosat Third Generation (MTG), which will provide high resolution observations for meteorology and will support scientific research on climate change.
11 July 2016 – Telespazio will be participating at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow, showcasing its space applications and systems, satellite operations and communications, and geo-information services.
3 August 2016 – Telespazio VEGA Deutschland has successfully qualified for the Frame Contract with the European Space Operations Centre, securing more than 160 existing jobs for the next five years.
27 September 2016 – Telespazio VEGA Deutschland will be supporting the final phase of ESA’s Rosetta mission, controlled from the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC/ESA) in Darmstadt.