Thales Alenia Space provides satellite solutions for all types of Science missions, such as Astronomy (space-based observatories in a wide range of spectral bands), Interplanetary missions to other worlds including landing probes, ...
Thales Alenia Space is a leading Prime Contractor, managing European and international consortia, and also provides specific expertise and instruments.
For nearly 40 years, Thales Alenia Space has been at the forefront of European space astronomy, providing spacecraft and instruments - spanning over large segments of the electromagnetic spectrum, from gamma and X-rays to visible and infra-red light - that opened new windows on an invisible and mysterious universe.
Thales Alenia Space develops state-of-the-art telescopes of unrivalled quality and performance to allow the analysis of previously undetectable phenomena.
Tailored solutions whichever frequency band:
- Gamma: Integral
- X: Simbol-X, XMM, SAX...
- UV: SOHO/UVCS
- Visible: COROT, Hipparcos...
- Medium Infrared: ISO
- Far Infrared: Herschel
- Sub-millimeter: Herschel, Planck, ALMA
- Millimeter: ALMA
Designing and sending satellites and probes ever deeper into the Solar System to better understand our own planet, at Thales Alenia Space, we don’t just build spacecrafts, we care about science.
Thales Alenia Space is the leader in Planet Landing Systems which from Titan to Mars allow exploration probes to safely land on other planets.
Excellence in space: solutions that exceed your expectations
- Venus: Venus Express
- Mars: Mars Express/Marsis, MRO/Sharad...
- Moon: Smart 1
- Saturn/Titan: Cassini/Huygens
- Near Earth Asteroid, Comet: Rosetta
- Earth: Goce