Multi-Mission SAR at Oil-on-Water 2018

The Norwegian Oil-on-Water (OPV) exercise is unique. Norway being one of the very few countries that allow the release of actual oil on water, it attracts international participation and attention. KSAT, an important contributor since many years, ensures satellite acquisitions from a broad variety of satellites throughout the entire drill.

Hello Goodbye

Bo Andersen is stepping back after 12 years as Director General of the Norwegian Space Centre, and taking over the wheel is Christian Hauglie-Hanssen, former Executive Vice President of Kongsberg Space & Surveillance‎. 

Spaceops 2018

This week we are in Marseilles for the 2018 SpaceOps! If you are there too we hope to see you at our reception on Tuesday starting at 15.30.
Be sure to get a "Taste of Norway" at Booth 32-33

The Day Norway entered the Space Age

ON 17 MAY 1968, AT 3:07 AM (CET), the SCOUT rocket was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California carrying the European Space Research Organisation ESRO-2B satellite, Europe’s first. A few minutes later the telex message from the control centre read: “May 17, 02:07 Z lift off confirmed.”

Preparations had been underway at the Tromsø Satellite Station (TSS) for several hours. But now excitement notched up. If everything went as planned, the first signals from the ESRO-2B satellite would be received in about 100 minutes.

HawkEye 360 Selects KSAT to Provide Ground Station Services for Pathfinder Mission

The agreement marks an important milestone for HawkEye 360, an innovative “new space” company that’s developing a new class of precision geoanalytic products, as it readies for the launch of its first constellation of satellites.

KSAT at 34th Space Symposium

For more than 30 years, the Space Symposium has brought together space leaders from around the world to discuss, address and dream about the future of space!
KSAT is taking active part in the symposium for the 5th time and now with presence in the main hall.

Come see us at booth 531 and learn how KSAT has pioneered the ground for 50 years; currently operating 130 antennas on 21 sites supporting an impressive number of 36,500 satellite contacts per Month.

Also be sure to come by for a "Taste of Norway" on Tuesday at 3pm

KSAT and Addvalue join forces to enhance Spacecraft to Ground communication services

KSAT and Addvalue have entered into a collaboration agreement to work closely together to provide enhanced communications services in support of small low orbiting satellite operations.

KSAT GMS - A strategic partnership to provide ground motion monitoring services

KSAT, Norut, and PPO.labs have entered a strategic partnership to establish operational services of spaceborne radar technology to provide ground motion monitoring services.

ICEYE Announces Agreement with KSAT for Maritime and Ice Monitoring Data

Finnish SAR satellite manufacturer to support Norwegian provider of ground station and earth observation services with access to the world’s first SAR microsatellite in orbit.


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