Svalbard Ground Station - The perfect spot for Airbus Defence and Space

After moving to the ideal location at 78´North, Airbus Defence and Space now has full orbit coverage for all their satellites from KSAT Svalbard Ground Station.

KSAT hosts Seminar on Satellite Monitoring of IUU fishing at Arctic Frontiers

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing has become a global problem that depletes fish stocks, damages marine ecosystems, puts legitimate fishers at risk and threatens communities, particularly in developing countries. In this breakfast seminar, the four organizations will provide insight as to how they are working to provide data and ensure compliance with global fisheries regulations and the role of arctic infrastructure and capabilities in combatting illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing globally.

Satellite imagery over Greenland for improved ice monitoring

The Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) ice service has from November 1st based their in-shore ice charting around Cape Farewell in the southern part of Greenland on satellite imagery from Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT).

50 years of Satellite data

Since the first space industry establishment in Tromsø in 1967 for research related activities, Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) has grown to become a world leading and global commercial provider of satellite tracking and control, launch support and data reception.

Earth-i to use KSAT to Receive First Commercial Full-Colour Video From Space

British ‘New Space’ pioneer Earth-i today provided another update about its progress in building the first constellation in the world to provide full-colour video – and the first European-owned commercial constellation able to provide both video and still images. In addition, Earth-i has chosen KSAT to provide ground network services for its new Earth Observation (EO) constellation.

JPSS-1 Launch - it all started more than 20 years ago

In 1995 a team from NASA came to Svalbard Norway in quest of an ideal location to establish a ground station for polar orbiting satellites. NASA had just embarked on the prestigious project, ‘’Mission to Planet Earth’’. A series of satellites, later called the NASA A-team, was about to be launched, and they needed a ground segment especially designed to efficiently receive data from polar orbiting satellites. At the same time, the predecessor of Kongsberg Satellite Service, (KSAT) was about to establish a new ground station at the very same Archipelago.

EMSA CleanSeaNet 10 years

This week European Maritime Safety Agency, EMSA celebrates the 10-year anniversary of CleanSeaNet, the satellite based Oil Spill Monitoring and Vessel Detection service in Europe.

Inauguration of Chilean Satellite Ground Station Punta Arenas

As part of the expansion of the Global Ground Network, KSAT has established a new station in Punta Arenas, Chile. Last week the station was officially inaugurated by Norway´s Ambassador to Chile, Mrs Beate Stirø.

Shining star joins the KSAT team in Silicon Valley

Meet Katherine Monson, our new Director of Business Development USA.


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