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2014-01-31

Sale of AIS Payloads

Today, LuxSpace announces that it has sold two AIS payloads to DAURIA AEROSPACE.

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2014-01-15

Vesselsat 1 and 2 combine 4 years in orbit

Today, LuxSpace announces that its Vesselsat satellites have passed a combined four years in orbit.

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2013-10-17

LuxSpace wins ESA Study on In-Orbit Demonstration Mission

Today, LuxSpace announces that it has won one of the ESA IOD studies aiming at developing concepts for in-­orbit demonstrations. Out of 50 proposals made by European industry, six were selected.

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2012-09-24

Einweihung der neuen LuxSpace-Räumlichkeiten im Beisein des Luxemburger Forschungsministers Biltgen

Betzdorf, Luxembourg, 24. September 2012 Heute wurde das neue SBC Gebäude in der Betzdorfer Rue Pierre Werner, in dem neben LuxSpace Sarl auch die SES Tochter SES TechCom, erweiterte Räumlichkeiten bezieht, im Beisein des Luxemburger Forschungsministers sowie der Familie Fuchs, Haupteigentümerin der OHB AG (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124) offiziell eröffnet.

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2012-06-30

LuxSpace Sàrl has moved to a new location

LuxSpace has moved to new premises and will be located at the new SES Business Center from 1st July 2012.

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2012-06-14

LuxSpace awarded multi-year contract with European Maritime Safety Agency

Today LuxSpace Sarl, an affiliate of OHB AG (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124) and partner of Orbcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC) announced the award of a multi-year framework contract with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). The framework contract is funded for up to 500.000 € (US $625.000) for the first year plus options for an additional two years with funding levels yet to be determined.

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2012-06-14

LuxSpace unterzeichnet Rahmenvertrag mit European Maritime Safety Agency

Heute gab LuxSpace Sarl, eine Tochtergesellschaft der OHB AG (Prime Standard, ISIN: DE0005936124) und ein Partner von Orbcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC) den Abschluss eines mehrjährigen Rahmenvertrags mit der European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) bekannt. Die Vertragssumme für das erste Jahr beläuft sich auf bis zu 500.000 Euro (625.000 US $). Es besteht darüber hinaus eine Option für zwei weitere Jahre, für die die Vertragssumme noch nicht festgelegt wurde.

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2012-01-09

The second Luxembourg built satellite „VesselSat2“ launched successfully

Betzdorf, Luxemburg, 9th Januara 2012 – Today at 03:17 UTC, the second Luxembourg built satellite „VesselSat2“ was launched from the Chinese Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre on board a Long March 4B rocket (Chang Zheng-4B – Y26) into a polar orbit. About 4 hours later, a first contact was established with the satellite through the LUXSPACE ground station at Redu, Belgium.

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2011-10-12

The first Luxembourg built satellite „VesselSat1“ launched successfully

Betzdorf, Luxembourg, 12th October 2011 - Today at 7:30 CET, the first Luxembourg built satellite „VesselSat1“ was launched from the Indian launch site Sriharikota on board a PSLV rocket into a near-equatorial orbit. About 2 hours later, at 9:24 CET, first contact was established with the satellite through the ORBCOMM Malaysian ground station.

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2010-04-22

Kick-Off of ESA funded project supporting EO activities within the EIB

On 19 April 2010 the Kick-Off meeting of the ESA funded project on “Technical Agent in Support of EO exploitation activities within the European Investment Bank” entrusted to LuxSpace was held in Luxembourg.

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2010-03-23

RFQ procedure to procure EO-based service for the World Bank launched

EO based service supporting the World Bank on "Historical land motion monitoring in the city of Tunis (Tunisia)".

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2010-01-05

EO based services for the World Bank

The project on "Historical land motion monitoring in the city of Alexandria (Egypt)" has been kicked off on 18 December 2009. The project has a ver

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2009-12-11

RFQ procedure to procure EO-based service for the World Bank closed

The bidders will be informed in writing on the result of the evaluation before christmas.

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2009-12-02

LuxSpace and KSAT sign MoU on Creating of Maritime Awareness Information from Space

Luxemburg, Tromsø - December, 2009 – LuxSpace of Luxembourg and KSAT of Norway have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to join forces on the exploitation of space based AIS and Earth Observation (EO) data for the creation of maritime awareness information for institutional and private customers.

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2009-11-27

RFQ procedure to procure EO-based service for the World Bank launched

EO based service supporting the World Bank on "Historical land motion monitoring in the city of Alexandria (Egypt)".

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2009-09-30

LuxSpace successfully launches AIS satellite on PSLV

On September 23, 2009 at 8:21 a.m. CET the Indian rocket PSLV-C14 launched successfully the 960-kg satellite Oceansat-2 as well as the RUBIN-9.1 satellite weighing in 8kg with the primary aim of gathering Automatic Identification System (AIS) data of vessels from space.

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2009-09-22

LuxSpace delivers AIS payload for ISS

LuxSpace has recently finalised the development of its first payload for the ISS, which was transported to the International Space Station by a Japanese Cargo Vehicle (HTV 1 launch on September 10, 2009).

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2009-05-06

LuxSpace finalises contract on AIS user requirements

LuxSpace, under the primeship of FFI of Norway and together with other partners from Norway and Greece has recently finalised an ESA funded study on the evaluation of European user requirements related to space borne AIS.

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2009-04-06

RFQ procedure to procure EO-based services for the World Bank closed

Continuing its efforts to promote EO services supporting Environment Monitoring for the Banking sector, LuxSpace supports ESA in the implementation of EO-based services for the World Bank.

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2009-03-01

LuxSpace has been awarded a contract to assess the capacity of space borne AIS

LuxSpace has been awarded a study contract from the European Commission to assess the capacity of space borne AIS (Automatic Identification System) for supporting the European Commission’s maritime policy. The contract has a volume of 890.000 Euro.

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2009-01-01

LuxSpace Sarl entrusted by Eurostat with the Quality Control of the LUCAS 2009 Survey data

LuxSpace has been entrusted by the Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat) to carry out the quality control of the data collected in the framework of the Land Use / Cover Area statisticval Survey (LUCAS).

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2008-11-19

LuxSpace Sarl selected as distributor of global Satellite AIS information products

LuxSpace has recently signed a contract with Orbcomm Inc. on the distribution of satellite AIS from Orbcomm’s six Quicklaunch satellites to European customers

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2008-10-27

Project INSECT (INtroduction of SECurity and Trust in the EO data chain) kicked off at ESRIN

LuxSpace together with its partners HITEC and LUXTRUST has been entrusted by ESA to study the "Introduction of Security and Trust in the EO data chain". The study was kicked-off at ESRIN on 27 October 2008.

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2008-10-06

Procurement of EO-based services for the World Bank

LuxSpace is carrying out a project on the identification of services and products based on Earth Observation data and derived information in support of Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environment Monitoring for two new user groups, i.e. the Banking sector and the Steel industry. This project is supported by the ESA program on “Earth Observation Market Development” (EOMD).

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2008-05-19

Procurement of EO-based information services: Opportunity for EO Service Providers

LuxSpace is carrying out a project on the identification of services and products based on Earth Observation data and derived information in support of Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environment Monitoring for two new user groups, i.e. the Banking sector and the Steel industry. This project is supported by the ESA program on “Earth Observation Market Development” (EOMD).

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2006-07-12

Space-based technologies to be used to help provide HIV/AIDS medicines in Africa

Luxembourg-based space technology company LUXSPACE Sàrl, a subsidiary of OHB Technology AG (ISIN: DE0005936124), is joining forces with the NGO Sant'Egidio, Rome, and the University of Padova to produce a study identifying ways in which space-based technologies can help to facilitate the logistic distribution of HIV/AIDS medicines in Africa. Financed by the European Space Agency, the study forms part of the “DREAM” (Drug Resource Enhancement against AIDS and Malnutrition) project, which the Community of Sant'Egidio has established.

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2006-07-02

LUXSPACE Sarl obtains its first contract from EUROSTAT

In early February, LuxSpace, located at Betzdorf in Luxembourg, has been entrusted by the European Commission (Eurostat) to conduct a Double Blind Control Survey of the LUCAS 2006 survey campaign.

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2005-01-17

OHB Technology AG establishing a new company in Luxembourg

In a further step in its international growth strategy, OHB Technology AG (ISIN: DE0005936124) has established a new space-technology company in Luxembourg known as LUXSPACE S.a.r.l.

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