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Dec 24

SPACEBEL Season’s Greetings

Let’s embrace the New Year with a fresh wave of optimism… New adventures are around the corner, full of uplifting possibilities. May 2021 be a happy, healthy and successful year for you and your family! ************************************************************************************ Thank you for the … Continue reading

Dec 21

Altius: a New Satellite « Made in Belgium » with SPACEBEL Software

A major Contract with ESA Ranks SPACEBEL among the Key Players in a Promising Earth Observation Mission Already involved since 2018 in the Altius (Atmospheric Limb Tracker for the Investigation of the Upcoming Stratosphere) stratosphere observation mission at several levels, … Continue reading

Nov 30

A Natura 2000 Management Plan Implementation Project Positions SPACEBEL on Biodiversity Preservation and Management

SPACEBEL, in association with 4 partners, has recently signed a contract with the Walloon Public Service (SPW) to implement the Natura 2000 Management Plans. Introduced in 1992 within the European Union, the Natura 2000 network aims at protecting the biological … Continue reading

Nov 16

Vega Launches the Taranis Satellite to Explore Thunderstorm Lights: Double Reference for SPACEBEL

After its successful return to flight in early September, the Vega launcher is about to complete another mission. In the night of November 16th -17th 2020 (CET), the European Vega rocket will leave the Guyanese Space Centre (French Guiana) to … Continue reading

Nov 3

20th Anniversary of Human Presence aboard the International Space Station

On November 2nd 2020, the International Space Station celebrated two decades of continuous human presence in Space. Up ‘till now, some 240 people from 19 countries have visited the orbiting laboratory including 18 ESA astronauts, amongst others the Belgian Frank … Continue reading

Oct 28

Media Focus on SPACEBEL’s Earth Observation Services for Dynamic Forest Management

In the frame of their campaign “Merci d’y avoir pensé”, Agoria, in cooperation with RTBF, have realised a series of insightful videoclips on technological or digital innovations. These 1’30” microprogrammes are showcasing 20 trendsetting techcompanies in Belgium. SPACEBEL is one … Continue reading

Oct 8

Release of ESA’s New Space Weather Platform Developed by SPACEBEL

A year after its successful final acceptance, the new version of the Space Weather portal  substantially “made by SPACEBEL” was officially released at the beginning of October 2020. Space weather refers to disturbances in Space environment conditions mainly due to … Continue reading

Sep 3

VEGA Back in Business… with Remarkable SPACEBEL Contribution

The sixteenth VEGA launch named VV16, took place on September 3rd 2020 at 3:51:10 AM CET time from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. Watch the video of the latest successful flight of ESA’s launcher on or For over … Continue reading

Aug 17

SPACEBEL Cooperating with the University of Luxembourg to Promote the European Copernicus Programme

Well acquainted with the use of Copernicus data and member of the Copernicus Relays Network, SPACEBEL has been invited, in cooperation with the Competence Centre of the University of Luxembourg, to contribute to the development of two MOOCs (Massive Open … Continue reading

Aug 6

ScanWorld, a SPACEBEL Star in the Hyperspectral Imaging Firmament

Trending quality newspapers in Europe and the United States have already picked up the news regarding the recent launch of ScanWorld, our innovative spin-off company set up in cooperation with SRIW, the regional investment company of Wallonia (Belgium): L’Echo – … Continue reading