The Astrium Division unites the full range of competencies within the EADS Group in the fields of launchers and manned spaceflight, satellites and ground systems as well as civil and military satellite based services. EADS is the European market leader in space technology and Number 3 worldwide. The Division, led by its CEO Francois Auque, employs a workforce of 11,000 in France, Germany, Spain and the UK. Its activities are organized in its three main subsidiaries: Astrium Space Transportation, for launchers and manned spaceflight, Astrium Satellites for satellites and ground systems and Astrium Services providing commercial and military satellite based services.

Astrium Space Transportation is Europe's space transportation and manned space activity specialist. It designs, develops and produces ARIANE launch vehicles, the Columbus laboratory and the ATV cargo re-supply spacecraft for the International Space Station. Its activities also include atmospheric re-entry vehicles, propulsion systems and space equipment.


Activities in CLEANSPACE:


In CLEAN-SPACE Astrium ST will bring its long standing competences in complex system integration and Space Situational Awareness. It is the leader of the WP 2000 (operational analysis) and WP 5000 (Accompanying technologies) and will actively participate to all the other WPs. 


Contact person:


Name: Bruno ESMILLER

Address: 66 route de Verneuil, 78133 LES MUREAUX France

Tel./Fax: + 33 1 39 06 29 66/+ 33 1 39 06 14 40