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2010-01-08 07:05:00

Europe’s Galileo satellite-navigational system will finally be set in motion, as a German/UK alliance is asked to provide the first operational spacecraft.

2009-12-01 07:06:06

Sir Martin Sweeting of Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has been awarded the Faraday Medal, the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) most prestigious award, for his outstanding contribution to the advancement of satellite technology.

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2009-11-06 09:30:00

ESA's Education Office has awarded a contract to Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd of the UK to manage the development and testing of the first European student mission to the Moon.

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2009-08-14 11:00:00

Satellite imagery from the recently launched UK-DMC2 satellite shows forest fires in the Los Padres National Forest east of Santa Maria at 11:10 local time on the 12th August.

2009-07-30 15:04:08

Two satellites were sent into space to improve the world's only space-based disaster monitoring system, the British company that makes the satellites said. Both satellites were expected to enhance the monitoring program, which provides Earth observation imagery for a variety of commercial and environmental applications in addition to disasters, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited said in a news release Thursday. These latest two satellites will advance the capability of the DMC ...

2009-07-23 10:08:06

SSTL’s UK-DMC2 satellite has successfully completed pre-launch tests and is integrated with a Dnepr launch vehicle at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in readiness for launch on Wednesday, 29th July 2009 at 18:46 UTC, 19:46 BST.

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2009-02-03 13:15:00

Virgin Galactic is collaborating with UK firm Surrey Satellite Technology (SSTL) in hopes of developing low-cost rockets with the capability to put small satellites into orbit in a similar fashion to the US Pegasus system.

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2009-01-13 14:30:38

EADS Astrium, Europe’s largest space company, has successfully acquired British satellite maker Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL).

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2008-11-07 10:05:00

The scientific community is celebrating 7 years of high resolution hyperspectral satellite imagery from the highly successful CHRIS multi-spectral payload imager.

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2008-09-22 16:00:49

Eleven out of the 21 industrial groups expressing interest in building Europe’s Galileo satellite-navigation system were shortlisted for contracts.


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