News

Sep 24

SPACEBEL Chairing Wallonie Espace

For a period of minimum 3 years, SPACEBEL will be heading, once again, the Wallonie Espace Association. Wallonie Espace is a group of 36 companies, universities and laboratories active in the Space sector in Wallonia and in Brussels. Its members … Continue reading

Jun 27

Come and Meet SPACEBEL at the Libramont Fair

SPACEBEL will be present at the 2018 edition of the Libramont Fair to take place from July 27th until July 30th in Libramont-Chevigny (Belgium). This international event dedicated to agriculture, forestry and agro-food attracts more than 200.000 visitors every year. … Continue reading

May 31

SPACEBEL Mobilizing in Favour of the Company Trail Jogging in Liège

On June 1st 2018 at lunch time, several SPACEBEL employees will once again participate in the ELA (European Leukodystrophy Association) Jogging of the LIEGE science park in aid of people affected by leukodystrophy, i.e. sclerosis of the white matter of … Continue reading

Apr 19

SPACEBEL Running in Favour of Scientific Research

The 7th edition of the ULB 10 km race in favour of scientific research work at the ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles) takes place on Sunday, April 22nd 2018 at 10:30 AM in Brussels. Starting from the ULB Solbosch campus … Continue reading

Apr 12

SPACEBEL Continues Metawal Improvement

Involved in the Metawal project since 2012 for the Walloon Public Service (SPW), SPACEBEL has been granted a new contract to continue upgrading and maintaining the tool. Metawal (Métadonnées wallonnes = Walloon Metadata) is the catalogue of public geographical resources … Continue reading

Apr 11

ESTEC Reaching the Half-Century Mark

Inaugurated in April 1968 by HRHs Princess Beatrix and Prince Claus of the Netherlands, the ESA facilities in Noordwijk are celebrating their 50 years of existence this year. Today, the European Space Technology and Research Centre (ESTEC) has grown into … Continue reading

Mar 28

Special Mention Goes to BASILES

CNES has published an article on their website to promote BASILES, the simulation platform of the French Space Agency that is now freely available on-line. The article is also highlighting our input as SPACEBEL has been contributing to the development … Continue reading

Mar 20

Proba-1: ESA’s Longest Earth Observation Mission of All Time

Launched on October 22nd 2001, ESA’s Proba-1 (PRoject for On Board Autonomy) almost counts 17 years of service thus surpassing the duration of ESA’s ERS-2 mission (April 1995 – September 2011). The technological demonstrator “Made in Belgium” that has the … Continue reading

Mar 14

SPACEBEL = Trends Gazelle 2018

For 16 years already, the Trends and Trends-Tendances editorial department has selected the “Trends Gazelles” i.e. the fastest growing companies within each province in Belgium. The ranking is based on actual growth figures in terms of turnover, personnel and cash … Continue reading

Feb 6

SPACEBEL Applauding COLUMBUS on its 10th Anniversary in Space

Circling around the Earth every 90 min., 400 km above our heads, the Columbus laboratory is ESA’s main contribution to the International Space Station. The laboratory was sent into space aboard the Atlantis Space Shuttle from the Kennedy Space Center … Continue reading