Airbus Defence & Space

With cutting-edge capabilities and decades of experience, the Space Systems Business Line of Airbus Defence and Space has all that it takes to design, develop and operate major space systems. Around the globe commercial and institutional customers alike rely on Airbus' leading space technology and solutions.

Telecommunication, earth observation and navigation satellites, human spaceflight, space electronics, ground systems and equipment - with its broad portfolio and unique know-how and expertise of its employees Airbus plays a leading role on the global space market.

Airbus Space Systems is a part of Airbus Defence and Space, an Airbus Division. In 2016, Airbus generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000.