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PRISMA Satellite successfully launched

Starting last night, PRISMA satellite has begun its mission orbiting Earth. Its hyperspectral eyes will soon observe and acquire new images of Earth giving insight into its natural resources. Using the VEGA launcher, it took off from the European base of Kourou in French Guyana at 2.50 am GMT+1. PRISMA…...

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PRISMA: new launch date planned on March 21st, 2019

The launch of the Italian Space Agency (ASI) mission PRISMA (Hyperspectral Precursor and Application Mission) has been postponed a few days due to further verifications. The new date for the launch of the PRISMA satellite from the European spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana is now targeted to the night…...

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Nano-sat EAGLET 1 successfully launched

The EAGLET 1 satellite, the first nano-sat prototype for Earth Observation and maritime surveillance from OHB Italia was successfully launched yesterday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, US, on-board a Falcon 9 launcher in SSO-A mission from SpaceX. EAGLET 1 is a 3U+CubeSat satellite which will be placed in…...

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SERENA successfully launched on-board Bepi-Colombo mission

On last October, 20th, the Bepi-Colombo mission was successfully launched from the French Guyana with the Ariane 5 vehicle. Bepi-Colombo is the first European mission to Mercury, which will provide, starting from 2025 – date of arrival at Mercury – measurements to allow unprecedented studies of composition, origin and dynamics…...

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OHB Italia inaugurates a new Cleanroom facility

OHB Italia has inaugurated a new Integration and Manufacturing Facility in clean environment adjacent to the headquarter building in Milan. The official inauguration ceremony was held on June 25th, 2018 in the presence of the President of the Italian Space Agency, Roberto Battiston, representatives from the European Space Agency and…...

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Come and visit OHB Italia at ILA, Germany

OHB Italia is participating to the International Space exhibition ILA in Berlin from April 25th through April 29th, 2018.ILA is the industry’s largest exhibition in Europe, an event in which the latest innovations and developments in space are presented. ILA welcomes trade visitors from Wednesday 25 April to Friday 27 April,…...

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ASIM planned for launch on April, 2nd 2018

The last preparations are well underway at Cape Canaveral in Florida for the next launch of the space project ASIM (Atmospheric Space Interactions Monitoring), a mission of the European Space Agency (ESA), planned on April 2nd, 2018 at 4.30 pm local time (10.30 pm Central European Time). ASIM is an…...

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ASIM successfully launched on April, 2nd 2018 and now switched on!

The space project ASIM (Atmospheric Space Interactions Monitoring), a mission of the European Space Agency (ESA), was successfully launched on April 2nd, 2018 at 4.30 pm local time (10.30 pm Central European Time) from Cape Canaveral in Florida. ASIM is an observatory which will be mounted outside on the International…...

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OHB team awarded ESA study for resource utilization on the Moon

OHB Italia has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) for the definition of the payload for the Lunar ISRU Demonstration Mission (ISRU DM), expected to be flown in 2025. The mission is part of ESA’s European Exploration Envelope Programme (E3P). The purpose of the mission is…...

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OHB Italia part of the EU Horizon 2020 Earth Observation ALERT project

The activities of the Earth Observation ALERT project (Next Generation Satellite Processing Chain for Rapid Civil Alerts) from the Horizon 2020 program from the European Union have officially started! This project regards the development of key Earth Observation technologies for rapid civil alerts. The goal is to develop the next-generation…...

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