Tesat-Spacecom is a company that manufactures payloads equipment for telecommunication satellites. It offers Laser Terminals, and a range of data transmission devices such as LCT 135, SmartLCT, HDI TR module, and output multiplexer. The company provides engineering and operations services. The company caters to aerospace, telecommunication, navigation, science, and other sectors.

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Parent CompanyAirbus
HQBacknang, DE
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Tesat-Spacecom was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Backnang, DE
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Key People/Management at Tesat-Spacecom

Marc Steckling

Marc Steckling

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board
Kerstin Basche

Kerstin Basche

Chief Financial Officer
Ralf Zimmermann

Ralf Zimmermann

Chief Programs Officer
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Tesat-Spacecom Office Locations

Tesat-Spacecom has an office in Backnang
Backnang, DE (HQ)
Gerberstraße 49
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Tesat-Spacecom Financials and Metrics

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Tesat-Spacecom is a subsidiary of Airbus

Tesat-Spacecom Revenue

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Tesat-Spacecom's revenue was reported to be €188.42 m in FY, 2020 which is a 28.4% decrease from the previous period.
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Tesat-Spacecom Revenue Breakdown

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Tesat-Spacecom revenue breakdown by business segment: 43.4% from Amplifier Products, 16.2% from Passive Microwave Products, 10.9% from Laser Products, 14.1% from Parts Agent, 6.2% from Development Programs and 9.1% from Other

Tesat-Spacecom revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 84.7% from European Union, 8.7% from America, 6.5% from Asia and 0.1% from Other

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Tesat-Spacecom Online and Social Media Presence

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Tesat-Spacecom News and Updates

Tesat-Spacecom to establish U.S. manufacturing facility

Tesat-Spacecom (TESAT), the global leader in optical communication technologies for space, is expanding its manufacturing footprint into the United States to support its U.S. government and commercial customers. The post Tesat-Spacecom to establish U.S. manufacturing facility appeared first on Spac…

Tesat's Conlct Modem Successfully Demonstrates Sda Laser Communication Standard

TESAT’s Constellation Laser Communication Terminal (ConLCT80) optical modem was successfully tested at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory connecting with the Space Development Agency (SDA) reference modem over fiber optic, which assures the interoperability of all optical payloads of the different m…

Workforce Expansion at Tesat: Space Company in Search for Professionals

With a recently won U.S. major contract and its participation in the European satellite navigation system GALILEO, the company with around 1,000 employees is now faced with new challenges: challenges that TESAT is encountering with personnel expansion and further qualification. “With our personnel p…

Tesat-Spacecom Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Tesat-Spacecom founded?

    Tesat-Spacecom was founded in 2001.

  • Who are Tesat-Spacecom key executives?

    Tesat-Spacecom's key executives are Marc Steckling, Kerstin Basche and Ralf Zimmermann.

  • How many employees does Tesat-Spacecom have?

    Tesat-Spacecom has 993 employees.

  • What is Tesat-Spacecom revenue?

    Latest Tesat-Spacecom annual revenue is €188.4 m.

  • What is Tesat-Spacecom revenue per employee?

    Latest Tesat-Spacecom revenue per employee is €189.7 k.

  • Who are Tesat-Spacecom competitors?

    Competitors of Tesat-Spacecom include Duagon, Beyond Gravity Austria and Mynaric.

  • Where is Tesat-Spacecom headquarters?

    Tesat-Spacecom headquarters is located at Gerberstraße 49, Backnang.

  • Where are Tesat-Spacecom offices?

    Tesat-Spacecom has an office in Backnang.

  • How many offices does Tesat-Spacecom have?

    Tesat-Spacecom has 1 office.