Tag Archives: European Space Agency

General Atomics Updates Remotely Piloted Aircraft Receivers for European Satellite Constellation Navigation

A General Atomics business has added a provision to the navigation receiver of a baseline remotely piloted aircraft to support connections with the European Union and the European Space Agency’s Galileo satellite constellation. The baseline MQ-9B initially used a triplex navigation platform compatible with the U.S. global positioning system and …

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Inmarsat to Develop 4D Air Traffic Management SATCOM Service for ESA

Inmarsat has received a European Space Agency contract to develop satellite communication technologies that provide 4D trajectory air traffic management. The Iris program entails technologies that will be used to support European airspace traffic management beginning 2020, the company said Tuesday. Developed technologies will compose the Iris system that will make use of Inmarsat’s SB-S …

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Maxar Subsidiary to Design Optical Data Relay Payload for Airbus Satellite

A Maxar Technologies subsidiary has received a potential $3.2 million contract to design a payload technology for an Airbus satellite developed to support space-based data transmission efforts. MDA will develop preliminary designs, evaluate applicable tools and identify enhancement methods for the optical data relay payload of Airbus’ third SpaceDataHighway satellite, also called the European Data …

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