Design, engineering and delivery of Spacebus NEO MGSE

The aerospace design engineers of Pentacon engineering have been awarded the order to design, engineer and deliver several mechanical ground support equipment (MGSE). To be used for assembly and handling during production of their new satelite, the Spacebus NEO.

This international project is performed in collaboration with Microtechniek, ESA and Spirit Technologies from Cannes. The order consists of several tilting trolleys, hoisting jacks and assembly jigs to make the assembly of the Spacebus NEO satelites possible. The Spacebus NEO is the latest telecommunication satelite from Thales Alenia Space.