Technology

Lasers for Earth Observation

The device’s ability to measure distances, to detect compositions in the atmosphere and transmitting data has provided possibilities to use lasers for a number of tasks connected to the earth observation fields. Several existing and new satellites use the system, and the sensitivity and accuracy are steadily increasing.

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Broadband for everybody

The society’s demand for broadband access at all times and everywhere have forced the satellite operators to develop satellites and techniques that can deliver these services at the necessary speed and at competitive prices.

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PRISMA

Demonstration mission for advanced rendezvous and formation flying technologies and sensors

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How altimetry works

Altimetry measurements are acquired by an altimeter on a non-synchronous satellite in a repeating low-Earth orbit designed to fly over the same points at regular intervals.

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