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Space for Success

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Von Jena zum Mars

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On a mission for you

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Precision drives the universe

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These astronauts saw Earth from space

"They Saw Earth From Space. Here’s How It Changed Them."

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Orbiting Earth

International Space Station: 20th Anniversary

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Breathtaking

360° video shot onboard the ISS

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Inside Artes

ASTROgyro builds a market with attitude

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25 Years Jena-Optronik

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From Jena to Mars.

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Welcome to Jena-Optronik

For decades now we’ve been making space missions possible: enterprises that are as spectacular as they are successful. Today we’re the global leader for attitude and orbit control sensors for satellites and optical instruments for Earth observation.

As vast as the universe is, there is no space for inaccuracy: sensors by Jena-Optronik keep satellites stable and on track.
Visionary technology in the truest sense of the word: our optical instruments generate crucial data, helping to improve the quality of life on earth.

Facing the future together: we’re proud to count the world’s leading space companies among our clients. What challenges in space are you facing? We are happy to help you reach your goal. And to give you what we stood for the past years: space for success.

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President & CEO
"Space is a key technology for our planet"

Dietmar Ratzsch
President & CEO

+49 3641 200-110

RapidEye Earth Observation Constellation celebrates 10 years of success in space.

A fleet of five identical satellites equipped with camera systems from Jena-Optrinik GmbH was launched on board a Dnepr rocket from the Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan on 29th August 2008.

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Copernicus Earth monitoring program - a great success due also to the contribution by the team at Jena

On 25 April 2018 the Sentinel-3B, built by Thales Alenia Space was launched as part of the European Copernicus earth monitoring program with technology supplied by the aerospace company Jena-Optronik GmbH and is sending its first Images.

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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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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

  • April, 08-11 2019
    Space Symposium, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
  • June, 17-23 2019
    Paris Air Show in LeBourget, Frannce