ADVANCED PAYLOAD HARDWARE FOR EARTH OBSERVATION
Thales Alenia Space has developed acknowledged expertise in advanced digital Observation & Science payload hardware.
A COMPLETE RANGE OF HARDWARE SOLUTIONS WITH A LARGE HERITAGE
Several programs have qualified Thales Alenia Space most recent technologies for Observation ( Radar and Optical ) & Science payloads :
- Data handling & processing: Image compression, mass memory storage for IRSP5, KOMPSAT2, and various CNES -ESA programs.
- Video data acquisition and processing (multiple serial data channels) for ENVISAT & Meteosat 2nd generation satellites.
- Encryption equipment for military & observation satellites as SPOT 4,5 Pleiades (and also for communications satellites such as Turksat, Syracuse3, Worldsat & Galaxy17 programs).
- High resolution SAR imaging processing and control unit for RADAR satellites as JASON 1&2, CRYOSAT, OSIRIS, METOP, SAR-Lupe, SPOT5 , IRSP5 & KOMPSAT 2.