Kongsberg Satellite Services

The headquarters of Kongsberg #Satellite Services. Early last year at #KSAT what a memorable visit it was together with #ESA .
Really hoping next year we the ‘green hat community’ can do something simulator again! .
Do you want to know more about the ‘green hat people’ (not the activities company) follow @northernlightsstockholm

https://www.ksat.no/ .

Kongsberg Satellite Services AS (KSAT) is a Norwegian-based company. KSAT has the most extensive ground station network globally and the world’s largest ground station for support of polar orbiting satellites located at 78′ north – Svalbard, Norway. They are a provider of ground network services and maritime monitoring services .

The headquarters is in #Tromsø, #Norway, with sales offices in #Oslo, #Stockholm and Mountain View, California .

KSAT was established in 2002, but the journey began already in 1967 when the Tromsø #Telemetry Station was inaugurated .

By the end of 2018 KSAT had approximately 200 employees .

Satellite Operations services: .
•TT&C .
•Data acquisition and communications solutions .
•Hosting and maintenance services .
•LEOP – launch vehicle, satellite and sounding rocket support .
•Earth Observation services:
Oil slick detection .
•Ice monitoring .
•Vessel detection .
•KSAT-GMS, ground motion monitoring . •Multi-mission data and derived products . •Global infrastructure and land monitoring .

Sites:
The company’s global ground network consists of more than 140 antennas at 21 sites worldwide, this provides optimized locations for satellites in polar, inclined and equatorial orbits. Everything is remotely monitored and controlled and from the HQ’s network operations center in Tromsø .

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