Interview : Pablo Gallego, Elecnor-Deimos (2014)

Elecnor-Deimos, a new customer for the Toulouse test centre.

The right resources, the right schedule and the right price. That is what brought Elecnor-Deimos to the Intespace test centre for final testing of the new Deimos-2.

Pablo Gallego, project engineer at Elecnor-Deimos feels at home in the Intespace test chambers. He had already worked with our teams on the Lares (VEGA) project when he was an engineer at ESA. He also collaborated with Intespace on telecom satellite projects with Arianespace and on telecom satellites and training for Airbus DS as part of an EADS CASA ESPACIO project.

The Spanish satellite manufacturer was able to appreciate the project assistance methodology adopted by Intespace, which proved to be ideally suited to their needs. It comprised the steps needed to see the project through to successful completion: upstream of the campaign, all the necessary time was devoted to preparing the tests so that the test resources were perfectly in phase with the Deimos-2 satellite.

The two Intespace and DCM teams communicated very well throughout the campaign, which enabled them to easily overcome any test programming problems that arose. “Thanks to its experience and its professionalism, we truly consider Intespace to be a partner with a customer approach which gives priority to discussion and to the availability of its personnel,” underlined Mr Pablo Gallego, Project Engineer for DCM.

“The test results are fully in line with our forecasts based on prior experience. This is most satisfying! I look forward to having the same motivated and committed teams next time. And of course the world-class test facilities!”

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