New launch for Galileo, the role of the group led by Mauro Moretti

Galileo satellites 11 and 12 were successfully launched at 12:51PM (Italian time) on 17 December, from the spaceport of Kourou, in French Guyana. Finmeccanica's role in this significant programme is important and involves Telespazio, Thales Alenia Space and Finmeccanica-Selex ES, with their systems, services and technology solutions for the space sector.
Rome 17/12/2015

Thales Alenia Space, €402 million contract from ESA for Copernicus Sentinel C and D satellites

Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to build the Copernicus Sentinel-1C and 1D environmental monitoring satellites, as part of Europe's Copernicus program.
Rome 15/12/2015

Thales Alenia Space, 5th Cygnus Resupply Vessel successfully launched

On 6th December (10.44 pm Italian time) the fifth of eleven Cygnus resupply vessels for the International Space Station (ISS) was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on an Atlas V rocket. The Cygnus spacecraft is composed of two basic components: the Service Module and the Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) developed by Thales Alenia Space for Orbital ATK.
Cape Canaveral; Florida 09/12/2015

Lisa Pathfinder satellite launched successfully

How was the universe formed? How does gravity work? The LISA Pathfinder mission, started officially on Dec. 2, 2015 with the launch of the probe from Kourou in French Guyana, will try to answer these and many other questions. LISA Pathfinder was built by ESA with the fundamental contribution of the ASI.

ExoMars 2016 spacecraft ready for shipment to Baikonur launch base

ExoMars 2016 spacecraft built by Thales Alenia Space ready for shipment to Baikonur launch base. First step in an extraordinary voyage

Finmeccanica technology to help tease out Martian secrets

Following the Mars Express mission in 2003, Europe will soon be returning to the red planet with the ExoMars mission in 2016. Supporting the adventure is Finmeccanica, through its companies Selex ES, Telespazio and Thales Alenia Space. The ExoMars programme, a collaboration between the European Space Agency (ESA) and Russia's Roscosmos, has a number of scientific objectives including the search for alien life, past or present
Rome 23/11/2015

15 helicopters Finmeccanica AgustaWestland for Abu Dhabi Aviation

Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland announced today that Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) has agreed to acquire 15 helicopters from the AW Family, comprising the AW169 light intermediate, AW139 intermediate and AW189 super medium twin types. The aircraft are scheduled to be delivered from 2016 through to 2019 and will be used for a variety of missions, including offshore transport

Service intelligence at Expo 2015

"Service Intelligence: Audit & governance to improve IT service management" is the title of the seminar organized by Finmeccanica-Selex ES in partnership with USU Service Intelligence and held on October 26 at the Expo 2015 Finmeccanica exhibition space.
Milan 29/10/2015

Cassini: exploring Saturn's moon

The international Cassini spacecraft has flown over the south polar region of Enceladus, a moon of Saturn covered by a liquid ocean, at only 49 kilometers from the surface.

Technology award for Glasgow Commonwealth Games security

Finmeccanica – Selex ES has been named as providing the ‘most significant security technology contribution at a recent major event' by membership body Major Events International.
Glasgow 26/10/2015