An important player in the future of satellite industry

The magazine Innovasjon og Forskning just released a special on Norwegian satellite industry where KSAT´s VP of strategy and international relations, Jan Petter Pedersen (PhD), is interviewed on the impressive growth of the company and the importance of national participation in European space programs to ensure Norwegian influence and a competitive space industry.

Uk Space Conference 2017

The most influential event for space in the UK is taking place this week is week in Manchester and KSAT will of course be present.

KSAT at IOSC 2017

The International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) opens Monday 15.May in Long Beach California.
KSAT exhibits at IOSC together with world leading Norwegian oil spill preparedness and response companies at the NOSCA booth #915.

Bernice Notenboom and The 2 Degrees Expedition at Svalbard Ground Station

2 degrees expedition
This week Bernice Notenboom, Dutch climate journalist, adventurer and polar explorer, together with Dutch national television, 2 degress film crew and partners of the Two degrees North Pole expedition visited KSAT at the Svalbard Ground Station.

The Noble Art of LEOP-ing

Traditionally, you start planning. Then you design. Then you build, and then you launch your satellite. From the initial concept to the operation of a satellite in orbit involves a sequence of phases that together may take as long as a decade. Along the way you meet many challenges and invest much time and money in the project. Not to mention the obstacles you have to go through. Funding is one aspect. Technological and operational challenge is another.
Not to mention the launch phase of the project.

Great to be Norwegian at National Space Symposium

With a great turn-out on the “Taste of Norway”- event hosted by KSAT on Tuesday and signing of the agreement between U.S. Strategic Command and Norway for sharing space situational awareness (SSA) services and information on Wednesday, this was a good week to be Norwegian in Colorado Springs.


Since the official inauguration of the installation OUTdoor SPACE (uteROMMET in Norwegian) in the antenna park in Tromsø last week, spectators have gathered every evening on top of the island to see the lit antennas and special video projection at KSAT headquarters.

KSAT and Astro Digital team up to revolutionize the collection and delivery of big data

The recent partnership between Norway’s KSAT (Kongsberg Satellite Services) and Silicon Valley’s Astro Digital will forever transform how Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites deliver big data from space. Fast-growing SmallSat companies will be the most immediate beneficiaries.


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