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    02 Sep 2014 
ARTES Elements
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This month in satcoms history at ESA

12 March 2014 Celebrating 50 years of European cooperation in space.
  • 30 September 2009: Amzonas 2 is launched, the forerunner of the ARTES SmallGEO platform.
  • September 1992: A consortium led by Alenia S.P.A. is awarded the contract to build a European Data Relay satellite, to be called Artemis.

  • Satellite broadband for all

    26 August 2014 Thanks to European telecoms satellites equipped with powerful, high-frequency Ka-band communications, affordable broadband Internet access via satellite is becoming a reality.

    SmallGEO: Reading for testing

    19 August 2014 With the successful mating of the payload and platform modules, another important milestone has been reached in the development of the SmallGEO Hispasat AG1 spacecraft.

    Promising new anti-interference techniques

    07 August 2014 The satellite industry is continually looking for ways to improve the robustness of satellite communications. Under the ARTES programme, ESA has been supporting various approaches to make satellite transmissions less susceptible to interference.

    ESA gives SAT-AIS a boost

    17 July 2014 ESA announces a public–private partnership with LuxSpace of Luxembourg and exactEarth of Canada to develop a next-generation SAT-AIS satellite.

    ARTES Projects


    The KosmoMed project aims to develop a series of innovative Telemedicine products and services using satellite telecommunication technology in order to improve the quality of healthcare interventions and sustain the growth of the telemedicine sector.

    Planar Array Active Antennas for Mobile Terminals

    The design of a T/R Ku-band electronically steerable antenna based on a horizontal integration has considered various approaches, covering both technological and system aspects, enabling the realization of a low-cost architecture.

    New in Documentation

    CVICS final report

    CVICS final report

    PLANET2 - Final Report

    PLANET2 - Final Report

    Latest Invitations to Tender (ITTs)

    Priority 1 Tender
    Development of flexible Optical Solar Reflector (OSR)
    Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
    Open from: 21 Aug 2014
    Closes on: 30 Oct 2014
    High-performance horns with customisable radiation properties
    Programme Element: ARTES 5.1
    Open from: 19 Aug 2014
    Closes on: 28 Oct 2014

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