Picture from the OLCI instrument of the satellite Sentinel 3A of Spain and Portugal

Sentinel 3A opens its eyes


The Earth Observation satellite Sentinel 3A started yesterday to send pictures taken with the Ocean and Land Colour Instrument (OLCI). One of those pictures is a georgeous image of Portugal and Spain.

Artist's view of the Sentinel 3A over the earth. The Sentinel 3A includes IberEspacio Heat Pipes and Thermal Blankets.

Sentinel 3A in orbit


The Earth Observation satellite Sentinel-3A, the third of the Europe’s Copernicus environment programme, was successfully launched from Plesetsk, Russia, by a Rockot yesterday at 17:57 GMT.

Two galileo satellites being launched by the Soyuz VS13 mission

Galileo 11 and Galileo 12 in orbit


After a 3 hours and 47 minutes flight after launch, two new Galileo satellites are in orbit. Even if the constellation of 30 satellites will not be fully in orbit before 2018, the Galileo 11 and 12 will allow to the European Commission to start Galileo services by end 2016.

Star One C4 satellite, which includes IberEspacio Loop Heat Pipes, being tested in Space Systems Loral facilities

StarOne C4 telecom satellite in orbit


The satellite StarOne C4 has been successfully launched from the European spaceport in Kourou. The satellite, produced by Space System Loral, includes IberEspacio high conductance Loop Heat Pipe technology for Thermal Control.

Donatas Mishkinis -IberEspacio Technical Director- and Alejandro Torres -IberEspacio General Manager- being photographed for El Mundo

El Mundo visits IberEspacio facilities


El Mundo, the second largest printed daily newspaper in Spain, visited IberEspacio facilities at Torrejón de Ardoz 22th June in preparation of an interview with Alejandro Torres –IberEspacio General Manager- and Donatas Miskhinis –IberEspacio Technical Director-.

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