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Founded in 1976, CGI is a global IT and business process services provider delivering high-quality business consulting, systems integration and outsourcing services. With 69,000 professionals in 40 countries, CGI has an industry-leading track record of on-time, on-budget projects, aligning our teams with clients’ business strategies to achieve top-to-bottom line results.

For over 40 years we have worked in the Space industry delivering complex, mission-critical space systems. Our solutions are secure, often in complex technical environments, proven to work first time, every time, ultra-reliable and delivered on time to avoid costly delays. We work on the major European navigation, communication and earth observation programmes and are specialists in space security and ground control systems. We share innovate uses of space and satellite technology with commercial organisations to help them solve their business problems effectively.

Our space clients include the European Space Agency, EADS Astrium, Eumetsat, Eutelsat, the European Commission, Inmarsat, SES and Thales Alenia Space. Our in-depth space sector knowledge ensures that we contribute to many of the world’s most prestigious space programmes, including Cassini-Huygens, Galileo, GMES, Inmarsat 4, MSG, MTG, MTSAT, Rosetta, Skynet 5, and XMM-Newton. Did you know...?

• Our software has supported the missions of more than 200 satellites
• We delivered systems that produce weather satellite images and data for Europe, Africa, East Asia, Australasia and the Indian Ocean, covering a population of over 3 billion people
• We are Europe’s leading space security company: we are delivering the Galileo security facilities and working to make many other European space programmes secure.
• We delivered the Galileo satellite constellation control facility that will control all Galileo’s 30 satellites
• We supply systems that validate GPS navigation messages, ensuring their safe use by the aviation industry.
• We provided the flight software for the Huygens probe, which successfully landed on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon – more than one billion miles from Earth
• CGI led a multinational consortium, on behalf of ESA, to study opportunities for electronic health delivery enabled by satellite in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Our highly qualified people bring years of knowledge and experience to space projects. To meet your commercial requirements, we bring in specialists from across our business, including experts in commercial telecoms, intelligent transport systems, security, environmental regulation, geographical information and digital mapping services. For example, we are the prime software contractor within the EADS Astrium led team for Skynet 5, designed to meet the needs of the UK’s armed forces. Our commercial telecoms experience provides over one million lines of software code integrated together with 40 commercial products to enable Paradigm to delivery services to their customers.

Underpinning our knowledge of space systems is our technical excellence in IT system development and integration and a proven track record in outsourcing provision. We help you to identify the business case for investment in a space market, drawing on our knowledge of market and technology trends and space mission concepts. We can also help to create the business model best suited for each project.


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