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Jena-Optronik GmbH
Otto-Eppenstein-Straße 3
07745 Jena - Germany

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Turning science fiction into reality: MEV servicing mission to extend the lifespan of satellites

The "Mission-Extension Vehicle" (MEV for short) of the US tech company Northrop Grumman has been successfully deployed in space with the latest optical technology from Jena on-board. A new docking sensor system from Jena-Optronik GmbH is on its maiden flight as part of the world's first commercial on-orbit servicing mission in geostationary Orbit.

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For the Earth from outer space: EDRS-C

The European "data highway in space" is on its way into geostationary orbit with technology from Jena.

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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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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

  • 2020 November, 13-18
    ESA GNC Conference, Sopoto, Poland