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- February 8th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorised

8 February 2019 – Telespazio VEGA UK, a subsidiary of Telespazio (a 67/33% joint venture between Leonardo and Thales), is excited to announce a cluster of framework contract wins in the last quarter of 2018 in key strategic areas, totalling ~€12M over 3 years.

The contracts span important focus areas for the company of Big Data Systems, Climate Services and Quality Assurance, as well as key aspects of the data value chain to help ensure maximum uptake of earth observation and climate data in the commercial market:

Graham Turnock, CEO of the UK Space Agency, said: “This is an excellent example of where the UK is taking leadership on the European stage, including through our membership of the European Space Agency, in the exploitation and use of high quality Earth Observation and Climate services. This should enable significant impact and growth in the form of applications and services to the wider user community, and we congratulate Telespazio VEGA UK on these important success stories.”

Marco Folino, CEO of Telespazio VEGA UK said: “We are excited to have the opportunity to make such important contributions to key parts of the Earth Observation & Climate data value chain. Ease of access to high quality and informative satellite-derived data sources is critical to the growth of downstream services, and we are proud to lead these European initiatives on behalf of the UK.”