Kleos Scouting mission. (Credit: Kleos Space)
Kleos appoints Kongsberg Satellite Service (KSAT) as ground station service provider
KSAT is a world leading provider of communication services for spacecraft
Appointment marks the next step towards revenue
LUXEMBOURG, 15 May 201 (Kleos Space PR) — Kleos Space S.A (ASX: KSS, Frankfurt: KS1), space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data provider, is proud to announce the signing of a ground station service agreement with Norwegian Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT). KSAT is a world leading provider of communication services for spacecraft and launch vehicles with an extensive and uniquely located global ground network, providing advanced monitoring services.
The appointment marks the next milestone toward revenue generation, commencing post commissioning of the Kleos’ Scouting Mission satellites.
Andy Bowyer, CEO of Kleos Space said, “One of the keys to our success lies in the choice of technological partners. We have appointed Kongsberg as they are one of the World leaders for data reception and near real time Earth Observation services. Kleos is proud to work with Kongsberg, with 50 years’ experience in a fast growing and challenging industry and environment.”
Kleos’ satellites will initially transmit observation data to the KSAT downlink ground station Svalbard in Norway. Kleos will ...