Ground Systems
Telespazio UK has extensive experience in the development and operation of complex ground systems and services required to deliver and exploit information derived from satellites.


Our expertise spans a range of ground segment system elements and includes using state of the art ICT technologies (Cloud, AI) and methods (Agile, DevOps), combined with domain specific knowledge (e.g Earth Observation and Climate).

This expertise is primarily applied to the areas of:

  • Space Launch
  • Security
  • Data Management and Processing
  • Data Quality

Telespazio UK is also able to offer an end-to-end system level capability covering the management of overall system and programmatic aspects of satellite ground segment such as: 

  • Overall ground system concept and design
  • Programme Cost and Risk Analysis
  • Integration, Verification and Validation
  • System Deployment
  • Operations Concepts

These capabilities and experience have been built up over more than 40 years whilst supporting major European Space Institutions (ESA, EUMETSAT, ECMWF, CNES), as well as large industrial organisations (Airbus Defence and Space, QinetiQ). Telespazio UK continues to deliver and maintain high quality, trusted, ground segment solutions to these customers on a daily basis. Further information on the Telespazio UK Ground Systems capabilities and experience is given in the following pages.

Data Management and Processing

Data Management and Processing

Telespazio UK has been involved in several high profile data management and processing programmes, from the European Space Agency (ESA) Climate Change Initiative (CCI) and the operationalisation of some of these Essential Climate Variables (ECV)s via the Copernicus Climate Change (C3S) Service led by ECMWF.

Data Quality

Telespazio UK is a leading provider of products and services related to Earth Observation product generation including data quality control/assurance and calibration. The expertise covers a wealth of sensor/instrument types (e.g Optical/Radar) for a range for traditional institutional missions, as well as commercial missions.

Data Quality

Security

Security

We provide solutions to protect and secure major military and civil space missions, as well as the everyday use of space-enabled technology by the user community.

Space Launch

Telespazio is a world leader is the systems development and operations of spaceports, as well as the critically important process of ensuring safe access to space of a launch vehicle.

Space Launch