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Space innovators at the University of Surrey and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) are developing ‘STRaND-2’, a twin-satellite mission to test a novel in-orbit docking system based upon XBOX Kinect technology that could change the way space assets are built, maintained and decommissioned.
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has delivered the first of fourteen full operational capability (FOC) payloads for Galileo, the European GNSS system, to prime contractor OHB System AG.
European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani today announced in London that the consortium led by OHB System AG and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) will build a further eight satellites for the European Union’s Galileo satellite navigation programme under the supervision of the European Space Agency.
ESA Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain and Rt. Hon. David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, today unveiled a commemorative plaque marking the inauguration of Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd’s (SSTL) new state-of-the-art Kepler technical facility at an event attended by guests from the UK and European space sectors.
British satellite manufacturer Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) is today celebrating the sixth year of transmission of signals from its GIOVE-A satellite, which signalled the start of Europe’s ambitious Galileo satellite navigation programme when it secured vital frequency filings on the 12th January 2006.
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has completed another milestone in the UK’s technology demonstration satellite TechDemoSat-1 with the successful testing of the engineering model of the first payload, a novel charged particle spectrometer design.
Rt. Honourable David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science, today announced an investment of £21M that will enable British small satellite pioneer SSTL to launch an innovative and highly competitive new space-based radar remote sensing programme in the international market.
Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) has appointed Luis Gomes Business Unit Director of Earth Observation (EO) and Science. He is now responsible for the strategic direction at SSTL in these markets, delivering current projects and further developing the company’s reputation for business innovation.
Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) is today celebrating the 30th anniversary of the launch of Surrey’s first satellite, UoSAT-1. Launched into orbit on 6th October 1981, UoSAT-1 was designed and built by a team from the University of Surrey led by SSTL founder Sir Martin Sweeting.