Prime contractor and provider of custom-made solutions

INVAP specializes in the design and construction of low orbit and geostationary satellites.  This includes not only the "bus" or satellite itself, but also its payloads. As a result of its long experience as main contractor for various satellite missions (SAC-B, SAC-A and SAC-C, and the undergoing SAC-D/Aquarius, SAOCOM and ARSAT-1 & 2 projects), INVAP has acquired expertise in all the technical and programmatic disciplines required to carry out Earth observation projects of a high level of complexity..

Wiring system - Engineering model of the SAC-D/Aquarius

INVAP\'s role in satellite missions has usually been as main contractor, being responsible of the whole satellite development cycle, from design and engineering, manufacturing and integration to control and operation support.

However, INVAP is also able to take part in undergoing missions, providing solutions to specific requirements for any of the systems and subsystems involved in the design and development of both satellite platforms and their payloads..

Air segment:

» Satellites: design, manufacturing, mounting, integration and testing.
» Payloads: design, manufacturing, mounting, integration and testing.

Ground segment:

» Ground stations: design, integration, operation, maintenance, repairing.
» Mission control centers: design, integration, maintenance; satellite operation.


INVAP offers products and services for all the areas required in the satellite development cycle and in the provision of turnkey installations related to ground segment; except for launching vehicles.