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LISA Pathfinder successfully launched

LISA Pathfinder was successfully launched on December 3rd, 2015 on a Vega rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. LISA Pathfinder is a mission of the European Space Agency (ESA) and involves European space companies and research institutes from France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, the UK and…...

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LISA Pathfinder – Delivered the inertial sensors

On last November 3rd, 2014, CGS SpA Compagnia Generale per lo Spazio celebrated the delivery to the European Space Agency (ESA) of the inertial sensors of the LISA Pathfinder mission. LISA Pathfinder is a decisive step towards the realization of the first space observatory for gravitational waves which will reshape…...

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CGS awarded ESA Contract for NEOSTEL

The NEOSTEL Project is developed in the framework of an ESA Program named Space Situational Awareness Near Earth Objects System (SSA NEO), which target is to implement a Network of Optical Ground Sensors that will contribute to the Survey and Tracking of natural Space Objects, such as Asteroids, Comets, etc.,…...

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CGS successful participation at ILA

CGS SpA Compagnia Generale per lo Spazio has been present with great success at the ILA (International Aerospace Exhibition) Airshow, a main European event covering all aspects of the Aerospace Industry, which took place in Berlin, Germany on last May 20-25, 2014....

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CGS mourning the loss of its President Manfred Fuchs

CGS mourns the loss of its President, Prof. Dott.-Ing. h.c. Manfred Fuchs, who suddenly and unexpectedly passed away on last April 26th, 2014 at the age of 75 years....

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CGS awarded contract for OPSAT 3000 Satellite mission

CGS SpA Compagnia Generale per lo Spazio has been awarded a contract for engineering activities, the design and manufacturing of the Satellite to Launcher Interface Adapter, and launch service procurement within the framework of the “OPSAT (OPtical SATellite) 3000” Programme of the Italian Ministry of Defence, under the prime-contractorship of…...

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CGS selected by the Italian Space Agency for the realization of METIS instrument for Solar Orbiter

CGS SpA Compagnia Generale per lo Spazio was awarded a contract by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) for the design and development of METIS (Multi Element Telescope for Imaging and Spectroscopy) instrument for Solar Orbiter, a scientific mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). Solar Orbiter, scheduled for launch in…...

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Roberto Aceti appointed CEO at CGS S.p.A.

Roberto Aceti has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of CGS SpA Compagnia Generale per lo Spazio, succeeding Lanfranco Zucconi who has been the company’s Managing Director since 1999....

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