ARSAT-1 is a geostationary communications satellite. Was launched into orbit on October 16, 2014 from French Guiana. ARSAT-1 is the first geostationary satellite built in Latin America. Weighs three tons and was designed to have a useful life in orbit of 15 years. It will offer a wide range of telecommunications, data transmission, telephone and television services mainly across South America including direct broadcast TV in the ISDB-S standard.
Our mechanical engineering team worked on the structural analysis and verification according to EASA and NASA regulations.
VDS’s team worked on the following:
VDS has colaborated in other projects and continues to assist our client in other important satellite and radar projects such as CUBESAT; SAOCOM; ARSAT-2 and ARSAT-3 Satellites and RMA (Meteorological Radar), MET-V Surveillance Radar and MTPS Radar for Military and Commercial Operations.