Space Suppliers Summit Glasgow 2024

Earth observation

Reflex Aerospace Partners with MBS to Accelerate Innovation in Orbit

Reflex Aerospace

Reflex Aerospace, a Munich and Berlin-based startup specializing in the design and manufacture of advanced satellites, has signed Media Broadcast Satellite (MBS) as its first commercial customer. This strategic partnership will leverage Reflex’s satellite manufacturing expertise to support MBS in delivering cutting-edge space technology. Furthermore, the launch is tentatively in 2024 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, marking a significant milestone in achieving both companies’ ambitious goals.

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Kuva Space to Provide Hyperspectral Data Services for CCM

Kuva Space

Finnish Earth observation Company Kuva Space has received a five-year commercial contract worth €5M from the European Space Agency (ESA) to be the world’s sole provider of hyperspectral data services for the European Commission’s Copernicus Contributing Missions (CCM) program. As a result, Kuva Space will demonstrate its technological capabilities to monitor farming and aquaculture crops, forests, methane release, and harmful algae blooms in seas and coastal areas.

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OroraTech Signs contract to deliver data to the EU

OroraTech has signed a multi-million contract with the European Space Agency to deliver data to the European Union as part of the Copernicus Contributing Mission (CCM). Leveraging its recently launched in-orbit thermal sensor network, OroraTech will contribute vital data to critical sectors such as emergency services, climate change analysis, marine management, and land management.

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EnduroSat Joins EU and ESA’s Copernicus Contributing Missions


EnduroSat`s Balkan Constellation will join the European Union (EU) and the European Space Agency (ESA)'s Copernicus Contributing missions after its selection. The selection happened in the presence of Thierry Breton, Commissioner for Internal Market of the European Union, and Dr. Joseph Aschbacher, ESA DG. 

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Space Café Austria by Sabine Pongruber – with Christoph Aubrecht, ESA

Space Café Austria provided valuable insights into the world of satellite Earth observation technology. Hosted by Sabine, CEO of WEME Global, and featuring Christoph Aubrecht, Manager of Global Development Assistance at the European Space Agency (ESA), the podcast discussed the ESA's crucial role in supporting organizations like the World Bank and Asia Development Bank in implementing satellite technology to address real-life challenges.

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Space Café Canada by Dr. Jessica West – a Conversation with James Slifierz

In a captivating interview with James Slifierz, Co-founder and CEO of SkyWatch, Dr. Jessica West delved into the rapidly growing world of commercial Earth observation (EO). The conversation shed light on the innovative role of SkyWatch’s software platforms in making accessible and useable the vast amounts of commercial EO data to individual and organizational users around the world – on demand – emphasizing the transformative potential of Earth observation data.

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Arianespace to Launch Kompsat-6 Satellite for KARI


Arianespace has announced the signature of a launch contract for the Earth observation satellite Kompsat-6 (KOrean Multi-Purpose SATellite-6) for the Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI). The launch company will subsequently deliver the satellite to orbit with the European light launcher Vega C from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana in December 2024.

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