Space Missions

Space Missions

Planetek participates to the definition and implementation of software for space systems for Earth Observation missions.

Planetek participates to the definition and implementation of  software for space systems  for Earth Observation missions, such as ERS, Envisat, COSMO-SkyMed, COSMO Second generation, PRISMA, Solar Orbiter.

Its ten years experience in Geoinformation (Earth Observation) solutions in cooperation with ESA and other national space agencies, makes the company a provider of real-time systems, space software developer, compilers and programming languages implementer. Planetek supplies customised interfaces to the users to allow optimum utilization of the system resources in line with the user needs.

Moreover, Planetek provides technologies to receive and process the satellite data acquired by the spacecrafts instruments, solutions and systems to archive, disseminate, publish and share the generated products as well as engineering consulting services for new missions definition, feasibility studies, ground control system architecture definition, requirements specification and design.

The previous activities are included into the "Ground Segment" systems, set up on Earth to manage and control the space missions and to receive and process the data produced by the spacecraft's instruments.