Programs & Solutions
The LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna) Pathfinder mission, officially started on 3 December 2015 with the launch of the probe from Kourou in French Guyana.
Thales Alenia Space is the prime contractor for the O3b constellation, on behalf of the operator O3b Networks Ltd, a company headquartered in Jersey, Channel Islands. It is responsible for the construction of 12 O3b satellites, launched in batches of four satellites.
Rosetta is the name of the European Space Agency mission dedicated to the exploration of small bodies in our Solar System. It was launched on 2 March 2004 and during its long journey has successfully performed fly-bys of the Steins asteroid in 2008 and the Lutetia asteroid in 2010.
The Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) programme, issued to acquire weather data from Space, is comprised of six satellites: four MTG-1 for imaging and two MTG-S sounding satellites.
SICRAL (Sistema Italiano per Comunicazioni Riservate ed Allarmi, Italian System for Secure Communications and Alerts), is Italy's satellite system for military communications, boasting unprecedented flexibility and versatility. The system allows interoperability between the networks of Defence, law enforcement and civil emergency agencies, and those responsible for the management of strategic infrastructure.
The Copernicus programme, coordinated by the European Commission in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA) and with a major contribution from the Italian Space Agency (ASI), is designed to monitor the environment and to mitigate the effects of climate change, contributing to the management of humanitarian emergencies, natural disasters and civil security.