Space Segment


SPACEBEL is a leading provider of IT systems onboard satellites and space vehicles. Our flight software engineers’ experience encompasses the whole flight software cycle, from the early concept studies, including the architecture, the design and the development, to the validation and the final integration of these critical software systems. SPACEBEL has developed its own Software Validation Facility, based on simulation models, so as to accompany the incremental development of flight software. For decades, European space agencies and prime contractors have entrusted many of their challenging projects to our teams.

We specialize in comprehensive flight software application framework relying on flight proven on-board software architecture and reusable building blocks

  • On-Board Software Systems for Satellites and Space Vehicles
    • Platform central software
    • Mission payload control and data handling software
  • System Validation Facilities
    • Processor and on-board computer simulation functions
    • Satellites avionics and payload simulation functions

We provide the following services throughout the software lifecycle:

  • Support to system engineering
  • Support to assembly, integration and tests engineering
  • Integration of third party software
  • On-site software integration
Spacebel software solutions fly on board Earth observation, navigation, science and exploration spacecraft (Lisa Pathfinder science mission)Spacebel software solutions fly on board launchers and human space vehicles programmes such as the Intermediate Experimental Vehicle