Luxembourg, May 28th, 2019 - Space industry specialist have made the trip from all over Europe and beyond to attend the third edition of the Space Forum, a two-day event held in Luxembourg on May 21 and 22, aimed at promoting exchanges and triggering debates between all the active forces of the sector. Space Forum was held during ICT Spring, a global tech conference with over 5,000 participants from all around the world. Space experts discussed the latest trends from the Newspace industry, an open access to space and the use of Big data.
GovSatCom for Defence and Security applications
After having offered his welcome words to the participants, Paul Wells, Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer of GovSat, presented the activities of his organization, a public-private venture owned by SES and the Luxembourg State. "In a harsh threat environment, our EU and NATO partners are exposed to increasing signal jamming, cyber-attacks and physical attacks", he said. "Our mission is to support our users in need of secure long range communications." To achieve this objective, GovSat provides their partners with X-band mission beam capacity, terminal supply, integration and installation, and local maintenance and support. And all this is orchestrated from Luxembourg, "a senior provider in terms of satellite operations".
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