Bridging the knowledge between the two parties
Exchange information on key area of Space Situational Awareness scenarios
Perspective for future tighter cooperation to solidify Space Situational Awareness National autonomy
Open doors to Nationally independent satellite tracking and survey operations
Athens, 17 April 2022 - Hellas Sat and the National Observatory of Athens have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation to exchange knowledge and information in the area of Space Situational Awareness.
Both parties will collaborate in the scheme of mutual exchange and evaluation of data that will be gathered using Hellas Sat’s satellite fleet and NOA’s cooperating network of telescopes in Greece.
The outcome of this collaboration will result in the evaluation of the data produced by the participating Greek Observatories and will bring to the next step our national capability in the localization of spacecrafts and in the demand or increasing environment of Space Situational Awareness.
About Hellas Sat
HELLAS SAT is a premium satellite services provider that owns and operates three satellites delivering high-quality, cost-effective video, broadband and data services in Europe, Middle East and Southern Africa.
The Company also provides managed services such as digital broadcasting and connectivity to its customers from its own premises in Greece and Cyprus as well as through its network of partners around the world.
Hellas Sat is a subsidiary of Arabsat and is based in Greece and Cyprus.
The National Observatory of Athens is a research center operating under public law rules and procedures and is supervised by the General Secretariat for Research and Innovation of the Ministry of Development and Investments.
The Center was established in 1842 offering since then its services to research, science, and the society. The National Observatory of Athens with its highly-skilled human resources and important infrastructures plays an important role today in research, innovation and high-quality services in the fields of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space applications, Environment, Energy and Meteorology, Seismology, and Geodynamics, at a National, European and international level.