Space Services

Ground Segment

Ground Segment

We provide complete Turnkey Ground Segment solutions for our range of Space Platforms, including all the hardware and software necessary to operate, maintain, process and archive data from our platforms.

We provide :

  • S and X Band Ground Stations with full motion antenna systems from 2.4m to 7.3m. Radome options are available for harsh climates
  • SSTL Pilot Satellite Control Software
  • Mission Planning Systems
  • Radiometric and Geometric Image Processing
  • Catalogue and Data Storage solutions
  • Site surveys, Ground Segment installation and training
  • Technical and maintenance support packages

In addition we can work with customers to integrate our Ground Segment solutions in with existing ground infrastructure or with 3rd Party Ground Station networks.

Satellite Operations

Satellite Operations

We have our own Satellite Operations Centre located at our headquarters in Guildford. We have accumulated over 200 years of in-orbit satellite operations through our automated Satellite Operations Centre, monitoring satellites 24 hours a day. 

Our Satellite Operations Centre has access to SSTL Ground Stations located in the UK and Svalbard. In addition to these, SSTL is part of the Viasat Real Time Earth (RTE) network, hosting one of the RTE ground stations at our Guildford site. 

For SSTL manufactured spacecraft, we offer a range of managed in-orbit spacecratt operations services for our customers.

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Mission Support

Mission Support

We offer both emergency and non-emergency support for our customer's Space and Ground Segments throughout their mission, depending on their requirements.

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Launch Services

Launch Services

We have decades of experience when it comes to launching small satellites: we have worked on more than thirty launch campaigns on a host of different launch vehicles.

Today we work with all the leading launch service providers worldwide to ensure that our customers enjoy the widest possible range of attractive launch options. We can support our customers’ launch procurement process,  the launch interface design, export of the spacecraft and associated licensing, shipping, launcher fit-checks as well as the launch campaign itself.