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CSAR visit to Airbus Defence & Space

Join CSAR on a visit to Airbus DS to see the manufacture of telecommunications satellites, space mechanisms and components, Earth observation satellites, and the Mars yard test area where autonomous navigation is being developed for the European Space Agency ExoMars mission.
When Jan 16, 2017
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where Airbus Defence & Space, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage SG1 2AS
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Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus DS) unites an unrivalled range of capabilities and skills, to make it:

  • Europe’s No. 1 in defence and space
  • among the top 10 defence companies worldwide
  • world-leading player in the space industry

Airbus DS’s world-renowned range of products including Eurofighter, A400M and Ariane launcher. Airbus DS has been a global leader in space manufacturing for over 50 years, in:

  • earth observation satellites
  • telecommunication satellites
  • space exploration and science

Its space technology has had an exponential impact on our daily lives, from the way we observe our world to how we connect. Technology and engineering requirements are especially stringent and demanding in defence, security and space exploitation. Airbus DS has a tradition of strong relationships with schools and universities.

The visit will include seeing the manufacture of telecommunications satellites, space mechanisms and components, Earth observation satellites, and the Mars yard test area where autonomous navigation is being developed for the European Space Agency ExoMars mission.

The tour will end with a Q&A/discussion session.

Tickets cost £10 and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Register by Monday 9 January by emailing , CSAR Visits Organiser.

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