SPACEBEL is taking part in ESA’s Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) weather satellite system at simulation level as subcontractor of OHB-System AG in Bremen (Germany). SPACEBEL is in charge of the development of the Software Validation Facility, i.e. a test system … Continue reading
On June 6th 2014, SPACEBEL collaborators will take part in the 8th ELA (European Leukodystrophy Association) Jogging of the Liege Science Park which aims to raise money for children suffering from leukodystrophy. Let’s go for it…!
At the latest Belgospace Annual General Assembly, SPACEBEL has been appointed Chairman of the organization for a period of 3 years at least. Belgospace is, within Agoria, the Belgian federal association for the space industry, comprising a large number of … Continue reading
Launched on May 7th 2013 from Kourou on ESA’s VEGA launcher, Proba-V is celebrating its 1st birthday in space in perfect health. The small satellite assembled by QinetiQ Space, prime contractor, is already excellently charting our planet’s global vegetation every … Continue reading
The third VEGA launch, designated VV03, took place last night at 10:35 PM local time from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou. Watch the video of the successful flight of ESA’s smallest launcher on http://www.arianespace.tv/ For several years, SPACEBEL has been bringing … Continue reading
The recent acceptance review of ESA’s LandSAfe (Landing Site Risk Analysis software framework) has been fully successful for SPACEBEL, prime contractor of the project. Developed since May 2011 in collaboration with the Universities of Liège (ULg – Belgium) and Hannover … Continue reading
On March 17th 2014, Mr Elio Di Rupo, Belgian Prime Minister, will spend the afternoon in Liège for a debate with the ULg students. At 5:00 PM, he will visit the Centre Spatial de Liège (CSL) where he will also … Continue reading
After more than a decade in Space, ESA’s Proba-1 (Project for On-Board Autonomy) is beginning to show its age. Originally designed for a two-year technology demonstration mission, the small satellite was launched on October 22nd 2001 and is still providing … Continue reading