Company Overview of SES Techcom S.A.
SES Techcom S.A. provides operational and technical consultancy services. The company also provides satellite, ground and network engineering expertise; and integrated satellite and ground operations service to satellite industry. SES Techcom S.A. was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Luxembourg. The company operates as a subsidiary of SES, S.A.
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SES Techcom S.A. Key Developments
SES TechCom Signs Consultancy Service Agreement with Es'hailSat
Oct 31 14
SES TechCom, a subsidiary of SES S.A., and Es'hailSat have signed a consultancy service agreement. The agreement provides Es'hailSat full access to the technical experience and engineering know-how of SES. In the framework of the contract, SES TechCom will support Es'hailSat in the development of its new teleport facility. The teleport will be built on a green field site north of Doha. It will be designed as a modern, facility providing satellite control and communications support (TT&C) for the Es'hail 2 satellite, and offer up-linking and reception facilities tailored for Es'hailSat's business partners. The teleport will be designed from the outset to allow for significant future growth, and will feature all major requirements in order to provide customers with comprehensive satellite ground station and platform services. During the course of the contract, SES TechCom will work closely together with Es'hailSat's project management team and their selected contractors, in order to create a new satellite facility for the future of Qatar's communication infrastructure.
SES Techcom to Support Aircraft Tracking from Space
May 14 13
SES Techcom announced the launch of the first space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) system to monitor air traffic around the globe. The ADS-B system is operating on the Proba V satellite of the European Space Agency. Proba V was successfully orbited on May 6, 2013, on board Vega, Europe's small-satellite launch vehicle, during its second successful launch. SES Techcom and DLR German Aerospace Center have provided an instrument that detects ADS-B signals emitted by aircraft from space and a ground solution for data processing and system performance management. In the frame of the project, SES Techcom developed and implemented the ground data processing center, which retrieves, processes, analyses and stores all ADS-B data received from the Proba V satellite. On-orbit ADS-B instruments with the potential for worldwide coverage can detect and track aircraft, especially in areas not covered by ground-based radar, such as oceans or polar regions. Aircraft fitted with ADS-B broadcast their position, altitude, velocity and other measurements on an automatic basis every second or so. With ADS-B transmissions, aircraft remain continuously visible not only to ground controllers but also to other suitably equipped planes. Proba V will demonstrate how many aircraft of which type can be observed worldwide -- different-sized aircraft are assigned ADB-S systems with different signal strengths. The ADS-B system is being phased in on a worldwide basis; all aircraft entering European airspace will to be equipped with it by 2015. The operation of the ADS-B payload is under the responsibility of DLR German Aerospace Center, while SES Techcom is in charge of the validation of the received ADS-B data.
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