Successful Ariane 5 launch places 2 Telecoms Satellites in Orbit

Ariane 5 Blasting off from Kourou

Late on Friday night, the first Ariane 5 flight of 2021 operated by Arianespace successfully placed two satellites in orbit after launching from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou with the support of teams from the French space agency CNES: Star One D2, built by Maxar Technologies for Brazilian operator Embratel, and EUTELSAT QUANTUM for…

ArianeGroup: European Scientific and Engineering Integration Behind the Scenes

Ariane Europe's Gateway to Space

The next Ariane 5 launch is scheduled to take place at GMT plus 1 (23.00-00.30) on Friday 30 July from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. This will be the first Ariane launch in 2021. The rocket will carry a payload of two geostationary telecommunications satellites, Star One D2 and EUTELSAT QUANTUM which…

Innovative Green Technology to Build Europe’s Future Recovery

Prometheus

At their plant in Vernon in Normandy, within a stone’s throw from Claude Monet’s inspiring garden in Giverny, ArianeGroup is working on the design and construction of the latest generation of rocket engines. They are at an important turning point in their development, completing the construction of the last of the family of Ariane V…

Improving Threat Detection Capabilities in Space

Geo tracking

Who is in charge of space traffic control and potential space traffic jams? Objects in space include launch vehicles, orbiting objects such as satellites of all sizes and international space stations. There is also an increasing amount of space debris; more than 900 000 items have been identified, of which some 30 000 are larger…

ArianeGroup Blazes the Trail for European Space Policy

Ariane 6

All of the headlines in the tabloids are being grabbed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, and his test flight last weekend. But in the meanwhile without any media hype the ArianeGroup is quietly and systematically laying the foundation stones for the next steps in the development of a robust policy for Europe in space powered…

EUA Open Science Survey

Open Science

The European University Association (EUA) has released the findings of the latest edition of its Open Science Survey. The report provides hard data and evidence-based recommendations for institutions, researchers, research funders and policy makers on the transition towards Open Science. With more than 270 responses from 36 European countries, the survey report focuses on the…

Airport Intelligence and ORTEC join forces to optimise airport operations

Airport Intelligence

Airport Intelligence, Brussels Airport’s consulting subsidiary, and ORTEC, the market leader in data-driven decision support, have started a strategic partnership. The collaboration aims to optimise airport processes around the world, to improve the overall passenger experience and operational efficiency. Airport Intelligence harnesses expertise in airport operations and combines it with ORTEC’s data science knowledge and technology….

Morocco Ranked 5th in World for Clean Innovation

According to newly published research, Morocco is ranked 5th in the world for clean innovation. The index is produced by MIT and published in “The Green Future Index” sponsored by Salesforce, Citrix, and Morgan Stanley.  The research was conducted through in-depth secondary research and analysis as well as interviews with global experts on climate change,…

Preparing for the 5G Era

Deutsche Telekom AG, Orange S.A., Telefónica S.A., and Vodafone Group Plc are joining forces to support the rollout of Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) as the technology of choice for future mobile networks to the benefit of consumer and enterprise customers across Europe.  In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) the four operators expressed their…

Facebook “Flunkey”?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg threatened to pull Facebook’s investment from the UK in a private meeting with Matt Hancock, the bureau of investigative journalists reveals. In response, Hancock appears to offer to water down regulation. The minutes of the meeting (attached below), from a technology conference in Paris in May 2018, were released after a…