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Satsearch – Satellite ground stations: installing your own vs using an existing network

JUNE 2020 – This position piece is produced in collaboration with commerical partner satsearch. Article originally published at – link. Communication is key to the success of any space mission. Establishing and maintaining the right communication systems throughout the lifecycle of a satellite operation begins with Launch and Early Operations (LEOP). LEOP allows engineers to […]

CEO and co-founder Jonata Puglia Interviewed by Forbes Italia

APRIL 2020 – Forbes Italia wrote about Leaf Space this week, with this rich interview featuring our CEO and co-founder Jonata Puglia. Having overviewed the company’s foundation and early stages, author Emilio Cozzi covered topics including Leaf Space’s development and ground station network expansion plans outside of Europe, got some insights on our active and […]

Leaf Space’s Interview for Fortune Italia – Startup Highlight

APRIL 2020 – Fortune Italia involved Leaf Space in its latest article regarding strategic Italian involvement in the space sector, interviewing our CEO Jonata Puglia who highlighted Leaf Space’s history, growth and uniqueness in the Italian space environment. Topics in the interview include our ongoing collaboration with Virgin Orbit, supporting them for the testing phases […]

Leaf Space supports ESA’s OPS-SAT mission

JANUARY 2020 – Having been awarded the contract to support the launch and early orbit phase (LEOP) of ESA’s new OPS-SAT cubesat, Leaf Space has been successfully supporting the mission’s ground segment with its ground station network since launch on 18 December 2019. OPS-SAT is an ESA cubesat and the world’s first free-for-use, in-orbit testbed […]

Mainstream Newspaper Corriere della Sera Article on Leaf Space – Virgin Orbit Collaboration

JANUARY 2020 – Leaf Space colaboration has been recently covered on Italy’s mainstream newspaper Corriere della Sera with a full page article, explaining the story and upcoming support Leaf Space will provide to the innovative smallsat launch system Virgin Orbit is developing. Link to the article on Corriere della Sera here.   About Virgin Orbit […]

Leaf Space supports Virgin Orbit LauncherOne

DECEMBER 2019 – The Italian company Leaf Space, startup operating in the New Space economy, has signed an important agreement with Long Beach, California-based Virgin Orbit for receiving telemetry data during the test flight of LauncherOne, the innovative air-launched system for small satellites. The US team manufacturing and operating LauncherOne will be performing testing procedures […]

Leaf Space and Pixxel Sign Leaf Line Service Agreement For Inaugural Mission

OCTOBER 2019 – Pixxel, India’s first private earth imaging company announced their agreement with Leaf Space, a company delivering complete ground segment expertise for microsatellites. The announcement was made at the 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington DC, wherein Leaf Space will provide the ground segment support for the satellite to be launched in July 2020. […]

Leaf Space and Alén Space announce MCS and ground segment service partnership

SEPTEMBER 2019 – Leaf Space and Alén Space announce Memorandum of Understanding to integrate Leaf Space’s ground segment services into Alén Space’s mission control software. Leaf Space and Alén Space announce a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a framework agreement providing Leaf Space’s services and products to Alen Space’s customers. Leaf Space’s ground segment services […]

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