Kleos Space SA (ASX:KSS) (FRA:KS1) has appointed Kongsberg Satellite Service (KSAT) as its ground service provider, marking a milestone toward beginning revenue generation and commencing post commissioning of its Scouting Mission satellites.
Norwegian-based KSAT is a world-leading provider of communication services for spacecraft and launch vehicles.
Kleos Space chief executive officer Andy Bowyer said: “One of the keys to our success lies in the choice of technological partners.
“We have appointed Kongsberg as they are one of the world leaders for data reception and near real-time Earth observation services.
“Kleos is proud to work with Kongsberg, with 50 years’ experience in a fast growing and challenging industry.”
Kleos’ satellites will instantly transmit observation data to the KSAT downlink ground station in Svalbard, Norway.