(2009-03-27) KSPT MEOS Polar L/X band and Meteosat-8 ground station to Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV) in Rome, Italy
KSPT has signed a contract with Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV) on MEOS Polar.
Kongsberg Spacetec has signed a contract to deliver a complete Multi-Mission MEOS Polar L/X-band and Meteosat-8 (MSG) Ground Station to INGV in Rome, Italy.
The delivery includes a 3.2 m L/X band antenna and also reception capabilities through Eumetcast.
The MEOS Polar ground station system is Kongsberg Spacetec’s multi-mission, flexible and modular turnkey system for acquisition, archiving, processing, analysis and distribution of meteorological data. The missions supported in this delivery include MODIS Terra/Aqua, FY-1, METOP and Meteosat-8.
For more information about the customer: INGV
(2009-03-06) Job vacancies at Kongsberg Spacetec
Job vacancies for system developers
(2009-02-16) KSPT DIS Development Toolkit for Taiwan
Kongsberg Spacetec has signed a contract with National Space Organization (NSPO) Taiwan on the DIS development Toolkit for the Formosat-5 ground segment. The system will be used by NSPO for payload data acquisition from the Formosat-2 and -5 satellites.
The Formosat-2 satellite is currently in operation and Formosat-5 will be launched in 2011.
For more information about the customer: National Space Organization (NSPO) Taiwan
(2009-01-05) KSPT contract with European Space Agency on SWARM
Kongsberg Spacetec has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) on the SWARM Payload Data Facility and the Archive and Processing Facility Implementation.
SWARM will be a constellation of three satellites and will be launched in October 2010.
The objectives of the SWARM mission are to provide the best survey ever of the geomagnetic field and the first detailed description of the way this field changes on time scales from a day to several years.
Kongsberg Spacetec will be the prime contractor and has Werum Systems, Germany, as a sub contractor.
For more information about the customer: ESA