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A space cooperation for exploring the cosmos

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30 years Jena-Optronik: Tradition and future

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As science fiction became reality… 36.000 km above Earth

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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 space optics & electronics help to generate crucial Earth Observation data, helping to improve the quality of life.

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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"The fascination of space includes our products! We ensure that space applications are a “normal” part of our everyday life."

Peter Kapell
CEO

+49 3641 200-110

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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As science fiction became reality… 36.000 km above Earth

Northrop Grumman’s “Mission Extension Vehicle-1” (MEV-1) had its historic docking with the Intelsat 901 (IS-901) spacecraft on February 25, 2020. Now, MEV-2 successfully docked with the Intelsat IS-1002 satellite, again with space technology from Jena.

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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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#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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