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#30of30

As we are turning 30 years, we a delighted to give you insights on our history as well as future missions with space technology made by Jena-Optronik.

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ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer was our guest!

A very excited #teamspace met Matthias Maurer on November 27, 2023.

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Dr. Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, visited us

Jena-Optronik had the great honor of giving insight into the future of space to a special guest: Dr. Robert Habeck, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, visited us on November 20, 2023!

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Space optics: Our contributions to Sentinel-4

The ESA Sentinel-4 mission is part of the European Commission Copernicus Programme for monitoring the Earth. We develop and build the core main optics of the Sentinel-4/Ultra-violet/Visible/Near- Infrared (UVN) instrument, which comprises a telescope, a UV-VIS spectrometer and a NIR spectrometer.

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Rendezvous in space

Twelve years after its maiden flight on ESA‘s ATV-1 “Jules Verne“, our Rendezvous and Docking Sensor (RVS®) successfully completed its last mission.

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"We know what the Earth breathes"

A look at our contributions to "Sentinel-4" in the European Earth observation programme COPERNICUS.

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A satellite constellation enters into retirement

After almost 12 years in space - five years longer than originally planned - the RapidEye satellite constellation ceased operations at the end of March and delivered the last images of our blue planet.  

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Enhancing the present to the future

CEO change at Jena-Optronik GmbH: Our long-standing CEO, Dietmar Ratzsch transfers his responsibility at Jena-Optronik GmbH to the hands of Peter Kapell, who took over the position at the Thuringian space company by October 1st, 2019. 

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Time travel at the Paris Air Show

We write the year 1969. Journalists - like millions of viewers - explore the fascination of space watching the moon landing.

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Japan Aerospace Exhibtion

2018 edition of the event took place from November 28-30, 2018.

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Art meets space

We draw a picture of space and how we see it at this year's ILA in Berlin.

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Konnichiwa, successful exhibition in Tokyo

From October, 12-15 2016 we presented us and our products on a GErman Joint booth together with DLR and OHB at the Japan Aerospace Exhibition, Tokyo

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Welcome!

Today’s generation requires a more in-depth knowledge of the world than the previous generation ever did. By exploring space, we are able to discover, survey and understand our home planet. On our updated website, we intend to give you an insight into the world of aerospace and the technology Jena-Optronik produces. Accompany us on our journey!

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Exploring a new world: NASA’s Psyche mission spacecraft equipped with sensor technology from Jena

Jena-Optronik provides autonomous star sensors to Maxar for the attitude control system of the Psyche spacecraft.

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Heinrich Hertz mission launched with star sensors “Made in Jena” on board

Two of Jena-Optronik’s ASTRO APS star sensors enable the attitude and orbit control of the German geostationary communication satellite, which was developed and built by OHB System AG.

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#30of30

As we are turning 30 years, we a delighted to give you insights on our history as well as future missions with space technology made by Jena-Optronik.

read more

ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer was our guest!

A very excited #teamspace met Matthias Maurer on November 27, 2023.

read more

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Space photography

Apollo astronauts as photographers: stunning pictures of our blue marble, the moon and astronauts' lifes 

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Space: It’s all around us

Space inspires us all and creates a wealth of knowledge

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Events

  • September 18-19, 2024
    ESA Industry Space Days, Nordwijk, the Netherlands
  • September 16-20, 2024
    World Satellite Business Week, Paris, France
  • August 03-08, 2024
    Small Satellite Conference, Logan, Utah, USA
  • June 5-9, 2024 (Kopie)
    ILA, Berlin, Germany - Hall 4, Booth 422 & Space Pavilion
  • May 27-31, 2024
    ESA 4S Symposium 2024, Palma de Mallorca, Spain - Booth 20