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Upcoming Event - Inmarsat - MH370 Data Analysis and the Future of Space Based Aircraft Navigation
Our next event which will be joint with the Aerospace Network on 7 October 2014 at the Royal Society in London.
We will have two speakers from Inmarsat, Mark Dickinson, VP, Satellite Operations, covering the technical side of the MH370 analysis (he managed the technical team and was part of the search area refinement team) and David Coiley (Vice President, Aviation) talking about future technical developments.  Further details of this event and how to register can be found here.

Countdown to Rosetta Probe Comet Landing
This article in a recent issue of Advance magazine may be of interest to members.   

Read this article on the BBC website about the Rosetta probe finally going into orbit around Comet 67P.


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This June the IET Satellite Systems and Applications Network held a debate looking at government policy and technical issues around rural broadband.   ‘Rural broadband debate: reaching the last few %’ was held in London on 10 June and saw 50 delegates come together to discuss the issues with experts from the fibre, wireless and satellite... read more...
Posted by Keri Allan on IET Satellite Systems and Applications Network Aug 14, 2014 2:35 GMT
Inmarsat plc has recently announced its aim to deploy an integrated telecommunications network to deliver aviation passengers connectivity services on an EU-wide basis. To achieve this ambition, Inmarsat confirmed its order for a new S-band satellite , to be called Europasat, and expects to complement this satellite with a fully integrated... read more...

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Are you one of the lucky ones going to the Surrey Space Centre tonight to have a tour and learn about innovation in this industry? Let us know how it goes.
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We specialise in furthering the knowledge and understanding of satellites, space vehicles and earth stations used in communications, navigation, earth observation, remote sensing and space exploration.

Satellite Resources

HYLAS 1 - From dream to reality
Learn more about the HYLAS 1 project and view the presentation from a previous IET event

Skylon Lecture 2012
The Skylon solution for better space transportation. View the presentation from Alan Bond who discussed the SABRE engines and development of the technology.

Solar Orbiter - Europe visits the Sun
Learn about the science behind the Solar Orbiter mission, the instruments involved and the design of the mission and spacecraft.