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April 5th, 2013

Astrium... @ LAAD With... (Event—Products + Services)

[SatNews] Astrium will be presenting the following products and services on its booth (EADS, Hall 4, H50) at the...

...LAAD Defence & Security 2013 exhibition from April 9th through 12th, 2013, at the Riocentro exhibition centre in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Imagery and Earth observation

  • ‘In-orbit proven’ satellites Pléiades and SPOT 6, which are capable of taking high-resolution and very high-resolution images of a selected point anywhere on Earth every day
  • Astrium is a world leader in design and manufacture of optical and radar Earth observation satellites, of varying resolution and provides satellite systems to a number of countries for both civil and military needs
  • GO Monitor, a civil surveillance service for monitoring the daily changes of a selected site anywhere in the world, and Astrium Services’ imagery solutions, which are regularly used to monitor civil engineering structures like football stadiums
  • Pierre Duquesne, Astrium’s general manager in Brazil for Geo-information services, will introduce space-based imagery solutions for Brazil and take questions from the media regarding space-based imagery services on April 10th and 11th at 3.30 pm in the meeting room on the Astrium booth (EADS, Hall 4, H50)


  • Eurostar E3000, the platform exported around the world for communications satellites that have now accumulated 450 years of successful in-orbit operation
  • Civil and military telecom services, in all frequency bands, already in use by the private sector, NGOs, public bodies and Defence departments worldwide
  • Launchers

    • Ariane 5, the most reliable launch vehicle currently in operation in the commercial market, for which Astrium is prime contractor