Dec 3

ALTIUS, a New Challenge for SPACEBEL

ALTIUS (Atmospheric Limb Tracker for the Investigation of the Upcoming Stratosphere) is a microsatellite dedicated to the operational monitoring of stratospheric ozone profiles. This new Space mission will retrieve the composition and concentration of greenhouse gases in the stratosphere and measure … Continue reading

Nov 6

Major Breakthroughs in ESA’s GAIA Mission

Launched in December 2013, ESA’s star surveyor aims to build the most detailed 3D map of our Milky Way in order to study its structure, origin and evolution. Gaia’s 2nd data release published in April 2018 contains properties, distances and … Continue reading

Nov 5

SPACEBEL at the EUGENIUS Final Workshop

Co-founder of the EUGENIUS association, SPACEBEL took the floor during the final workshop of the European H2020 EUGENIUS project (grant agreement Nr 730150) on October 23rd 2018 in Brussels. As the project is coming to an end, representatives of the … Continue reading

Oct 1

SPACEBEL: 30 Birthday Candles and a Promising Future

This year, SPACEBEL is celebrating its 30th birthday. Launched in 1988, this Belgian SME specializing in software engineering and Space systems employs about a hundred people spread over its multiple sites in Liège, Hoeilaart, Toulouse (France) and Warsaw (Poland). Throughout … Continue reading

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