Associate Companies

  • Avanti Logo
  • Avanti’s HYLAS fleet of satellites covers Europe, the Middle East and Africa. They have fundamentally changed the economics of high speed data communications. HYLAS satellites carry words from friend to friend, and ideas from nation to nation. They make new connections possible – for businesses, homes and government.  Avanti’s innovative new technology has changed everything for data users. Not just because of high speed, Ka-band satellites. Not simply through world class ground stations. Not even because of our links to the European Aerospace community. That’s only the surface. Behind the scenes, Avanti’s people make it all happen.

  • COMDEV Logo
  • Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, COM DEV Europe has provided the space industry with engineering solutions for over 25 years. The company has a reputation for winning prestigious contracts with the major Space Prime contractors and uses its extensive expertise to design and manufacture components and devices for operations in communication, earth observation and scientific satellites.

  • Magna Parva Logo
  • Magna Parva is an international provider of engineering research and development services, with exceptional experience in delivering engineering solutions for hostile environments. The techniques they have developed and proved in delivering critical space technologies are harnessed to manage the risk of their highly innovative approaches.

  • QinetiQ Logo
  • QinetiQ provide exceptional defence and security services across the globe, with operations in the UK, USA and Australia. The company was founded in the UK and is proud to support UK space programmes. QinetiQ are entrusted with many of the Ministry of Defence technical services and also support various NASA and European Space Agency projects with technical and engineering solutions.

  • SSBV Logo
  • SSBV Space & Ground Systems operates from Portsmouth, the UK and Noordwijk, The Netherlands and is a member of the SSBV Aerospace & Technology Group. The company specialises in high-tech solutions for space and ground applications in the domains of Simulation & Testing (EGSE), TTC & TM/TC Systems, RF Test Systems, Earth Observation ground stations, High-Rate & TTC Modems and Data Processing Systems. It also provides reliable small satellite sensors and subsystems and is involved in the development of a new generation on-board computer, on-board payload data processor and transponder for the commercial smallsat market.