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Planetek Italia participates to the definition and implementation of software for space systems for Earth Observation and Cosmic exploration missions.


Planetek has a sound experience in definition and implementation of software for missions, ground and space systems for EO and Planetary data. Its capabilities range from the system definition, the design and development, to the validation and the on-site delivery.

Planetek provides “Ground Segment” systems and technologies to receive and process satellite data acquired by the spacecraft’s instruments to archive, disseminate, publish and share the generated products as well as engineering consulting services for new missions definition, feasibility studies, ground control system architecture definition, requirements specification and system design.

Planetek Italia participates to the definition and implementation of software for space systems for Earth Observation missions, such as ERS, Envisat and COSMO-SkyMED.

Several years of experience in Geoinformation (Earth Observation) solutions in cooperation with ASI and ESA, makes the company a provider of real-time systems, space software developer, compilers and programming languages implementer. Planetek Italia supplies customised interfaces to the users to allow optimum utilization of the system resources in line with the user needs.

Moreover, Planetek Italia provides technologies to receive and process the satellite data acquired by the spacecrafts instruments, solutions and systems to archive, disseminate, publish and share the generated products as well as engineering consulting services for new missions definition, feasibility studies, ground control system architecture definition, requirements specification and design.

The previous activities are included into the "Ground Segment" systems, set up on Earth to manage and control the space missions and to receive and process the data produced by the spacecraft's instruments.