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CGS signed the conversion contract for the realization of the MWI instrument for the European MetOp-SG weather satellites

CGS SpA Compagnia Generale per lo Spazio, and Airbus Defence and Space GmbH have signed the contract for the realization of the MicroWave Imager (MWI) instrument for the MetOp Second Generation (SG) weather satellites. The contract follows a successful preliminary design activity, the selection of all subcontractors and the price…...

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Angelo Vallerani, new President of the Lombardia Aerospace Cluster

Angelo Vallerani has been elected new President of the Lombardia Aerospace Cluster for the 3-year period 2016-2018. This is a significant role for Mr. Vallerani since the main goal of the Cluster is to develop and promote the aerospace industry of Lombardy through the creation of a network of big…...

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CGS at the Berlin Air Show

CGS has participated as Exhibitor together with its Mother Company OHB SE, to the International Air Show of Berlin on last June. With its numerous innovations and advanced technology the ILA Berlin Air Show demonstrates the capabilities and achievements of all areas of the global aerospace industry....

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ASTRO-H X-Ray Astronomy Satellite successfully launched

ASTRO-H, the sixth of a series of X-ray observatory satellites developed by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was launched on Febr. 19th 2016 on board the Japanese H-IIA Launch Vehicle from the Tanegashima Space Center (Japan). ASTRO-H mission objective is the understanding of the structure and evolution of universe, including…...

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CGS awarded ESA Contract for NEO Survey Telescope

CGS has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency for NEO Survey Telescope procurement, deployment and acceptance of full-scale integrated prototype. The overall objective of the work is to realize a prototype telescope with a full scale aperture on the basis of the design developed in the precursor…...

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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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