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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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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

Star competence honored with “High Five Award”

American technology group and satellite manufacturer Lockheed Martin awards “High Five Award” to a project team of Jena-Optronik GmbH.

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A rendezvous in space: the automated cargo spacecraft Cygnus with future technology from Jena starts its voyage to the ISS

Built by the American aerospace company Northrop Grumman, the re-supply mission S.S. Roger Chaffee (Cygnus NG-11) successfully lifts-off to the International Space Station (ISS) on 17th April 2019, On board is the latest generation of rendezvous and docking sensors developed by Jena-Optronik GmbH.

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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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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

  • August 27 - September 01, 2019
    MAKS,Zhukovsky Airport Moscow, Russia
  • June 17-23, 2019
    Paris Air Show in LeBourget, Frannce