P.L.A.N. Consulting Group is an independent team of international experts providing customized consultancy services in the Space Technologies domain, for Space Organizations, Earth Observation and Telecommunications Satellites Programs.
All of us in the Space Technologies field have witnessed the frequent discrepancies between the requirements of a program / project and its outcome. Industry and Governmental clients do not always speak the same language. At PLAN we leverage our 30 years of experience on both sides of the equation to bridge the gap and guide all participants toward meeting their common goals.
Our team covers the full spectrum of expertise in this field, worldwide, in all languages, including but not limited to :
- Space Policy: design, implementation and review, regulatory issues, space law.
- Space Agency: organization, implementation and operations.
- Satellite Missions and Programs: feasibility studies, design, development, follow-up and control.
- Space Systems: feasibility studies, financial assessment, definition, specifications, system requirements, RFQ assistance, analysis of manufacturers proposals, recommendations, follow up of all satellite development phases, launch preparation, launcher selection and launch campaign support, insurance issues and operations support.
- Ground Receiving Stations: feasibility studies, contract and telemetry management issues, operations support, training, business plans and sales force organization.
- Earth Observation Data: Marketing, thematic projects, image quality.
- References include major space programs including : SPOT 1-5, SPOT 6/7, IMINT satellites, ENVISAT, RADARSAT, THEOS, Minisatellites, Microsatellites.
- Among our corporate clients : Astrium, CLS Argos, Digital Globe, ESRI, Eutelsat, Google Earth, Inmarsat, Météo France International, PCI, Seaspace, SMP, Spacebel, Vega Technologies.
- Among our governmental clients : African Union, Belgium, Bhutan, CNES (French Space Agency), Egypt, Greece, Kenya, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, World Meteorological Organization (WMO)