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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 Asia, Russia, Europe and North America. 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

Long-term partnership: sensors from Jena again on its way to the ISS

Jena-Optronik GmbH signs first long-term agreement for rendezvous and docking sensors with Sierra Space, a subsidiary of Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC).

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Space camera from Jena on the hunt for asteroids

Jena-Optronik GmbH is delivering a new camera system to the prime contractor OHB System AG for the HERA mission.

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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 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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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

  • 2021 October 25-29
    72nd International Astronautical Congress 2021, Dubai, United Arab Emirates