Space Open Doors - Hitec

In the frame of the Luxembourg Space Agency's 5th anniversary, space companies are opening their doors throughout 2023 and can't wait to show you what they're doing in Luxembourg.

Get your ticket to space and discover a variety of disciplines, from lunar exploration to satellite manufacturing and telecommunications, through guided tours, workshops, rover demonstrations, games... open to everybody!

Hitec will open its doors to the public on March 17 & 18, 2023.

Date and time

Fri, March 17, 2023, 4 PM – 6 PM 

Sat, March 18, 2023, 10 AM – 12 PM 

Sat, March 18, 2023, 2 PM – 4 PM 


HITEC Luxembourg 

49 Rue du Baerendall L-8212 Mamer


Programme of the event:

A session lasts for 2 hours and includes:

- Theoretical presentation "How to communicate with satellites?" : explanation on antennas, what they are used for, how they work

- Hands-on workshops "A ground station antenna simulator" : presentation of a simulator to show the electrical and software part of an antenna, and how it is used to point an antenna towards a satellite. One or two additional workshops may be added to the programme.

Languages: English, French or Luxembourgish


CANCELLATION POLICY: If you are not able to attend the event, please let us know 24 hours maximum prior to the event.


More information about the company :

HITEC Luxembourg S.A., a 100%-owned Luxembourg company, has developed its business activities in the field of innovative and quality products and services.

HITEC offers high technology solutions covering different business areas: satellite ground segment; specific and standard equipment for testing and measuring of physical properties; traffic management; mission critical; engineering; consulting; and project management.

HITEC serves private and public sector customers at a national and international level.

In our daily commitment, know-how, creativity, quality and perseverance are an integral part of HITECs’ undertaking. Enthusiasm for technology and innovation and a dedication to life-long-learning are core elements of our company culture, reflected by our highly qualified and motivated staff.

HITEC is ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and AQAP 2110 certified and has several labels, such as “SuperDrecksKëscht fir Betriber“ (ISO 14024:2000 Standard), “Entreprise Socialement Responsable”, delivered by the INDR, Responsibility Europe, Made in Luxembourg (for most of the products & services) and is signatory of the IMS Diversity Charter and the “Pacte National – Entreprises et Droits de l’Homme Luxembourg”.

HITECs’ motto: market-oriented, client-centric and technology driven.

The HITEC Luxembourg ground segment team regularly provides products and services to customers in different markets: Commercial satcom, Government & Defense and Science. A perfect knowledge of the different markets and the right skills to deliver the projects and meet the objectives are required.

HITEC Luxembourg regularly contributes with research and development activities to Agency programs. For example HITEC Luxembourg is part of the consortia for ESA’s Space Situational Awareness program as well as of ESA’s Biomass mission.

For more than a decade, HITEC is also developing “Mission Critical” products and solutions. Our products are used for situations where communication, collaboration and real-time situation awareness are critical for people and public safety in some of the world’s most difficult places.



Registrations are open here

Free of charge. 

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