How do the signals travel? How are frequency bands chosen? What’s special about geostationary orbit? How are the orbital locations of the satellites regulated?
This animation shows all the different elements that make up a communications satellite and their various functions.
Security & Defence
• Airbus Defence and Space signs cooperation agreement with ECAPS for the development of a "green" space propulsion system concept using ADN (Ammonium Dinitramide) based technology • Airbus Defence and Space to bring in its expertise…
Paris, 19 May 2009 - Airbus Defence and Space CEO François Auque and Gavyllatyp T. Murzakulov, CEO of JSC National Company “Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary”, a company reporting to the National Space Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan, have signed…