SOLNA, Sweden (SSC PR) — Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) joins European space consortium UN:IO targeted at creating an independent European constellation of satellites for commercial and institutional communication channels. As a vital part of the infrastructure, SSC adds its significant heritage from satellite communications services as well as one of the world’s leading ground station networks. The mega constellation is set to be fully operational by 2025, supported by the European Commission who picked UN:IO out of the 10 consortia that applied.
The European Commission will support the UN:IO consortium with 1.4 MEUR for the preparations of critical infrastructure that will ensure secure broadband connectivity for mass communication and large data quantities.(more…)
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- December 15, 2021