Space Awareness

GMV Named to World’s "Top 50" Space Manufacturing and Service Companies

Written by: developer

For a third year, Space Foundation Patron GMV has been named to the Space News “Top 50 List” of the world’s largest space manufacturing and service companies.

In the space sector, GMV is currently the world’s number one independent supplier of satellite control centers for commercial telecommunication satellites. In recent years, over 45 percent of all commercial telecommunications satellite launches worldwide have relied on GMV technology for supporting ground control operations.

GMV has been providing satellite ground systems to satellite manufacturers, commercial operators, integrators and space institutions around the world for over 25 years. More than 280 space missions have selected GMV technology, and GMV’s operational systems are currently installed on six continents in 25 countries. GMV has U.S. headquarters in Rockville, Md. and European headquarters in Madrid, Spain. More information about GMV and its products can be found at and

This article is part of Space Watch: December 2012 (Volume: 11, Issue: 12).

Posted in Space Awareness