Thales Alenia Space welcomes European Commission member Thierry Breton and Belgian Secretary of State Thomas Dermine at its industrial site, Charleroi.

Thales Alenia Space welcomes European Commission member Thierry Breton and Belgian Secretary of State Thomas Dermine at its industrial site, Charleroi.

Press Release From: Thales Alenia Aerospace
Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2022

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Charleroi, June 14, 2022 – Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), is today welcomed by the factories of Charleroi, Thierry Breton, Belgium, European Commissioner for Internal Markets and Thomas. rice field. Secretary of State for Science Policy, Reconstruction Programs and Strategic Investment in Dermin, Belgium.

They were welcomed by Inamarer, CEO of Thales Alenia Space in Belgium, Emmanuel Terrasse, Vice President of Country & Equipment for Thales Alenia Space, and Elbederi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Thales Alenia Space. rice field. Solutions such as satellite digitization, constellation, all-electric propulsion, and sustainable space for greater mission flexibility.

The visit also provided an opportunity to exchange the satellite’s “new space” trends locally and across Europe with the company’s open innovation approach in collaboration with startups, innovative SMEs, and an ecosystem of laboratories.

Thales Alenia Space in the Age of Digital Revolution and New Space

For over 15 years, Thales Alenia Space has leveraged its expertise in constellation, navigation systems, earth observations, and orbital infrastructure to create a variety of new universes for the Internet of Things (IoT), search and rescue, and optical observation systems. It straddles the market. High revisit rate.

Today, digital transformation is being carried out in the space arena, and Europe is leading the price of software-defined flexible satellites and all-electric propulsion. Thales Alenia Space’s Space Inspire product line features ultra-flexible, fully in-orbit reprogrammable payloads and key telecommunications that expect increasingly innovative and agile solutions to adapt to rapidly evolving markets. Selected by the operator.

Thales Alenia Space and Open Innovation

Thales Alenia Space currently enjoys connecting with more than 700 start-ups and SMEs, and is already in the process of collaborating with 150 companies. In addition to the introduction of additive manufacturing, robotics and cobotics, the production process is also evolving with the creation of Fab labs and innovation clusters. Thales Alenia Space is committed to the continuous digitization of its products and has already begun working with innovative SMEs and new companies to develop cutting-edge small sats and nano sats.

“Today’s visit to Charleroi is a great honor. We are Belgium’s largest manufacturer of space electronics and one of the world’s leading suppliers of power supplies for satellites and launchers. Today we have electrical propulsion and mission flexibility. We were able to share several important solutions, such as satellite digitization to enhance satellites, constellations in space, and satellite sustainability, “said Inamarer, CEO of Thales Alainia Space, Belgium. increase.

“From an industrial or economic point of view, when European space sovereignty becomes an important issue, it is imperative that all players work together to harness synergies and complementary abilities. Objectives include the development of key programs such as the Secure Connected Satellite Constellation Project. Thales Alainia Space will provide world-class expertise in communications constellations to support this initiative. Ready, which is essential to the daily lives and security of all Europeans, “said Elbedery, CEO of Thales Alainia Space.

About Thales Alenia Space

Thales Alenia Space is a cost-effective solution for communications, navigation, earth observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructure, leveraging a unique combination of over 40 years of experience and skills, expertise and culture. Provide. Governments and private companies alike use Thales Alenia space to provide connectivity and positioning anytime, anywhere, to monitor planets, improve their resource management, and explore the solar system and beyond. Is designing. Thales Alenia Space sees the universe as a new horizon and helps build a better and more sustainable life on Earth. Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), has partnered with Telespazio to form a parent company, Space Alliance, which offers a full range of services. Thales Alenia Space recorded consolidated sales of approximately € 2.15 billion in 2021, employs approximately 8,900 people in 10 countries, has 17 offices in Europe and factories in the United States.

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