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Celebration of the 50 anniversary of SENER in Space held in Bilbao

50 anniversary celebration held in BilbaoTo celebrate the 50 anniversary of SENER in Space, the company organized an event which was held at the Azkuna Zentroa, in Bilbao (Spain), on June 29, 2017. The event, under the name ‘In the best company, was an homage to the company's fortitude and technological accomplishments, and also the team of professionals who made this achievement possible.

The event began  with a welcome speech from the chairman of the company, Jorge Sendagorta, who spoke about the origins of the SENER group and the beginnings of SENER in Space. He also made a special mention to all the people at SENER who have enabled the company to gain international prestige: For many people at SENER, this has been the greatest adventure of their lives. The aim of this event is to recognise the marvellous work and dedication of the company's employees, thanks to whom so many missions have been undertaken and with such success”.

Other speakers at ceremony included: the Vice President of SENER, Andrés Sendagorta; the Biscay’s Minister for Economic and Regional Development, Imanol Pradales, and the SENER’s Space Director, Diego Rodríguez. After the speeches, was displayed a video, in which people talked about their professional and personal experiences at the company during the 50 years of history of SENER in Space.

The Basque Regional Minister for Economic Development and Competitiveness, Arantxa Tapia, closed the event and referred to SENER as a "galactic” company that truly plays in a league above the first division. Its activity, so specific and specialised, its technological intensity, and its position in the world, the universe even, make the company a special entity. The Basque Government has congratulated the company and thanked it for its track record, inviting it to be an ally in contributing, as leading company, to the sharing of knowledge with the whole of the industry of the Basque Country and to spread the Basque Industry 4.0 brand all over the world.

SENER in Space, a long history of success

The participation of SENER in Space in leading projects of the NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), and the ESA (European Space Agency) are guarantees of its success. SENER in Space has become a world reference with over 275 installations and systems successfully launched in satellites and space vehicles. It is Spain's leading representative in the ESP science programs, having participated in 70% of these.

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Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Arantxa Tapia and Andrés Sendagorta at the celebratinon of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Arantxa Tapia and Andrés Sendagorta at the celebratinon of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebratinon of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebratinon of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Beginning of the celebratinon of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Beginning of the celebratinon of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Jorge Sendagorta opened the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Jorge Sendagorta opened the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Jorge Sendagorta opened the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Jorge Sendagorta opened the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Diego Rodríguez during SENER's 50th anniversary celebration in Space
Diego Rodríguez during SENER's 50th anniversary celebration in Space
Imanol Pradales at the SENER's celebration of its 50th anniversary in Space
Imanol Pradales at the SENER's celebration of its 50th anniversary in Space
Andrés Sendagorta's intervention at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Andrés Sendagorta's intervention at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Arantxa Tapia's speecg at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Arantxa Tapia's speecg at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Arantxa Tapia's speech at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Arantxa Tapia's speech at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Arantxa Tapia's speecg at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Arantxa Tapia's speecg at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
50th anniversary of SENER in Space
50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space
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