6 SEPTEMBER, 2022 IN NEWS AND EVENTS, PRESS RELEASES
IBC Expo 2022: Satellite terminal provider Satcube announces ESA astronaut Christer Fuglesang as new advisor
IBC Expo, Amsterdam, September 6th, 2022: Satcube, a fast-growing Swedish technology company that develops benchmark portable satellite terminals to provide on-the-spot satellite broadband, welcomes renowned ESA astronaut and physicist, Christer Fuglesang, as a Satcube advisor. Swedish Fuglesang is a professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, a space advisor at Saab, and retired ESA Astronaut. Satcube will exhibit at IBC Expo, Amsterdam, Sept. 11-12, Stand. 1.B93
-Mats Andersson, Chairman, Satcube, “The Satcube Board and executive team are very pleased to welcome Christer Fuglesang as an expert advisor for Satcube. The timing could not be better with Satcube the GEO portable terminal provider aiming to explore opportunities in the LEO terminal market.
-“Tapping his extensive vision, expertise, and knowledge in a wide range of topics, we also believe that Satcube will provide an interesting opportunity for Christer to participate in and lend his knowledge to a growing Swedish innovation company focused on the task of providing easy-to-use broadband connectivity anywhere in the world.”
Satcube benchmark portable terminals enabling major players with critical connectivity
Among others, Satcube currently has ten active projects in Ukraine alone, including media houses CBS News, ABC News, ITV News, Norwegian Television NRK and Danish TV channel TV2, plus International Red Cross Geneva, UNHCR and the US and European Governments. Already an established provider of lightweight enterprise terminals serving the high-end GEO market, the introduction of Fuglesang is well-timed as Satcube looks to position to also serve the rapidly evolving LEO.
-”I am excited to join Satcube in an advisory role as the technology company enters the next phase of its growth journey”, says Christer Fuglesang. ”I see the Satcube team as future-oriented innovators that have already proven the strength of the Swedish brand as a leading provider of premium portable terminals - in size, quality, functionality, and design.”
-”A young satellite player, Satcube is challenging legacy providers and enabling leading global NGO’s, media companies and government agencies to enable connectivity in the most critical of situations. Satcube has a forward-leaning vision and roadmap aimed at serving the satellite connectivity market’s evolving needs with home-grown technology developed and products produced in Sweden.”
Satcube at IBC Expo, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12, Stand 1.B93
Satcube executives CTO, Lukas Nyström, and Sales & Strategy Director, Robert Mellberg, will be on-site to discuss Satcube’s exciting growth trajectory, technology, and new advisor.
Feature demonstrations of the benchmark Satcube Ku lightweight satellite terminal, already serving NGO’s, major media houses and government agencies, will be available at IBC.
About Christer Fuglesang
Fuglesang is a professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Director of KTH Space Center and teaches Human Spaceflight. He is a space advisor at Saab and recently launched ISAAC, the Int’l Space Asset Acceleration Company, together with entrepreneur Mattias Hansson. An active ESA astronaut for 18 years, Fuglesang then headed the Science and Applications Division in ESA’s Human Spaceflight Directorate for 3 years (2010-2013). He was stationed at NASA’s Johnson Space Centre in Houston, becoming a Mission Specialist for the Space Shuttle, performing two missions, and participating in five EVAs (space walks) while at the Int’l Space Station.
Satcube is a fast-growing Swedish technology company in the satellite communications industry. Focusing on developing game-changing terminals and services to enable high-speed broadband anywhere, quickly, and cost-effectively. The Swedish innovator currently employs a world class research and development team with proven academic and professional track record and ninety collective years of satellite engineering experience. Satcube is actively collaboration with research and development teams from leading universities in Sweden and Europe, and development project and collaborations sponsored by European Space Agency and Vinnova. Satcube headquarters are based in Gothenburg and its production facility is in Karlstad. To learn more, visit our website at www.satcube.com and follow Satcube on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.