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  • Galileo 0

    The Galileo program crosses the equator

    Today, at 13:06 GMT (14:06 CET, 10:06 local time) Galileo satellites 15, 16, 17 and 18 successfully blasted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana onboard an Ariane 5 rocket. With this new launch there are now eighteen orbiting satellites of the Galileo satellite navigation ...
  • Robdos I

    GMV supports the Robdos underwater robotics team

    GMV has signed a sponsorship agreement with Robdos Team, made up by a multi-discipline group of engineers (naval, industrial, software..) who have developing their own autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) since 2014 with the idea of competing in the EU-brokered EurAthlon 2017 challenge. ...
  • SAR 0

    GMV wins yet another Galileo contract

    The technology multinational GMV has won the European Commission’s framework contract for supplying the Return Link Service Provider (RLSP) of the Search and Rescue Service (SAR) of Europe’s Galileo navigation system. This 4-million-euro framework contract is set to last ...
  • ExoMars 0

    ExoMars 2016: key GMV technology in the descent module

    On 19 October, the ExoMars 2016 mission will rendezvous with Mars and go into orbit around it, whereupon its Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing demonstrator module will descend to the red planet’s surface. ...

    GMV acquires a collaborative robot for its robotics projects

    GMV has recently bought a UR-5 robot arm from Universal Robots, a Danish co-bot manufacturer and world leader in this technology. UR-5 is one of the best robot arms in the field of co-bots (collaborative robots that help human workers carry out manual tasks); it can handle payloads ...
  • IAC

    GMV at the International Astronautical Congress held in Mexico

    GMV participated with four oral presentations and four interactive presentations at the 67th International Astronautical Congress, an annual event organized by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and its partners: the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) and the ...
  • Europa I

    Research and Innovation in Support to the Earth observation Market

    On 21 and 22 September, in Brussels, GMV took part in the EU Research and Innovation in Support to the Earth observation Market workshop organized by the Directorate Climate Action and Resource Efficiency of the European Commission's DG Research and Innovation (DG RTD). The overall ...
  • rosetta

    Rosetta’s mission comes to an end

    Today, Friday 30 September, the European Rosetta spacecraft will complete its mission with a controlled descent onto the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. The mission will culminate with a descent towards a region of active pits on the comet’s ‘head’. ...