Feb 13

Proba-3, ESA’s Future Sun Watcher, a Major SPACEBEL Project

Due for departure into Space in mid-2022, Proba-3 – the world’s first precision formation flying mission – will be ESA’s next Sun observation mission following the recently launched Solar Orbiter. For many years, SPACEBEL is bringing our expertise to this … Continue reading

Jan 16

Euclid to Set off with SPACEBEL Software for the Dark Universe in 2022 aboard an Arianespace Launcher

At the beginning of January 2020, ESA confirmed the departure of the Euclid mission into Space from mid-June 2022 onwards and appointed Arianespace as the official Euclid launch operator. Named after the Greek mathematician Euclid of Alexandria (~ 300 BC), … Continue reading

Dec 19

Successful Launch of ANGELS… with a Touch of SPACEBEL Simulation Technology

On December 18th 2019, a Soyuz rocket left Kourou, Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana, putting into orbit amongst other ANGELS (Argos Néo on a Generic Economical and Light Satellite), the French nanosatellite demonstrator developed by CNES in cooperation with HEMERIA, … Continue reading

Dec 18

Spread a Little Happiness at Christmas with SPACEBEL

SPACEBEL is delighted to sponsor once again the solidarity action  « MAGICAL Christmas » in favour of children who are hospitalized at Christmas time. You can also support that good cause. All you have to do is submit your vote … Continue reading

Dec 17

SPACEBEL Reaching Into 2020 Together

May the New Year be as bright as a galaxy of twinkling stars to lighten up your life with happiness, health, peace and prosperity. Best wishes from all of us at SPACEBEL for a cheerful Christmas and a remarkable New … Continue reading

Nov 13

SMOS and Proba-2 : a Decade in Space with SPACEBEL Technology

This month marks a milestone for ESA’s SMOS and Proba-2 satellites: launched on November 2nd 2009, they are celebrating their 10 years of operation in orbit. Still performing perfectly well, both spacecraft have not only exceeded their planned nominal lifetime in … Continue reading

Oct 30

Space Weather Ground Segment Final Acceptance – 10/10 for SPACEBEL

Space weather refers to disturbances in Space environment conditions mainly due to solar activity. Several sectors of our economy can potentially be affected by Space weather ranging from space-based telecommunications and broadcasting over weather services and navigation to power distribution … Continue reading

Oct 15

SPACEBEL Participating in the State Visit to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Following the invitation of Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria-Teresa, their Majesties the King and Queen of Belgium will be on a State visit to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg from October 15th – 17th … Continue reading

Oct 10

A New Phase in the Hera On-Board Software Development by SPACEBEL

Earlier this year, ESA officially commissioned SPACEBEL as contractor to realize Hera’s central software architecture, engineering and development featuring extreme on-board autonomy similar to that of a driverless car and requiring state-of-the-art IT technologies. Following the System Requirements Review that … Continue reading

Sep 30

EUCLID, ESA’s Dark Universe Explorer, Step by Step Closer to Completion

ESA’s Euclid satellite to be launched in 2022 will study the dark universe over the past ten billion light years. This challenging Space mission will survey galaxies at various distances from Earth in order to learn us more about the … Continue reading