On our way to the Moon

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Space for Success

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Von Jena ins All

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On a mission for you

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space for success

Thuringian company Jena-Optronik, with 250 employees, is a true pioneers in the space industry.

Jena-Optronik, a subsidiary of Airbus Defense and Space, is a partner in demand globally, both for the world’s biggest space agencies as well as for almost all the large aerospace system companies in Europe, Japan, USA and Canada. These leading aerospace system companies rely on the products made in Jena/Thuringia and use them in their most critical missions.

Jena-Optronik GmbH is DIN EN 9100:2018 certified.


Key to our successful projects

  • World-wide activities with a broad customer base
  • High quality awareness and well-qualified, motivated employees
  • Strong future-proof technologic basis in an innovative environment
  • Co-operations at location of Jena
  • 30 years of experience with optical instruments
  • Partner in international und national Projects

Awarded Products

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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Jena-Optronik goes ESA 4S Symposium

For the first time, Jena-Optronik will exhibit at this year’s ESA 4S Symposium in Palma de Mallorca, Spain from 27th to 31st May 2024.

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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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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