Spaceborne Instruments

Jena-Optronik belongs to the pioneers of multi-spectral space cameras and 3D imaging systems.

Today’s main emphasis is on the application of opto-electronic subsystems for optical space instruments.

We successfully entered the market of satellite-based earth observation instruments with the development of the multi-spectral imagers. Due to this heritage we became a supplier of components for Sentinel-2, -3, -4 and -5 within the European Copernicus program.

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