SENER has won the contract to develop the optical bench for the main instrument of the European Space Agency (ESA) satellite FLEX, an acronym for ‘Fluorescence Explorer’. SENER has won the contract to develop the optical bench for the main instrument of the European Space Agency (ESA) satellite FLEX, an acronym for ‘Fluorescence Explorer’. [+]
Spanish space technology goes to the USA06/03/2017 (United States)
SENER engineering and technology group is participating with its own stand at Satellite, the biggest trade show in the aerospace sector, which will be held in Washington (USA), from March 6 to 9. Here SENER will showcase its capabilities as a leading international provider of engineering services, equipment production and systems integration for the aerospace industry, in which it has 50 years of experience.
Satellite 2017 brings together intellectuals, entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, end-users and aerospace enthusiasts in the same place at the world's most important satellite technology event of the year. For more than 35 years, Satellite has played an essential role in determining how the satellites will shape the future. The exhibition welcomes the community of aerospace professionals from all types of markets and fields of study, from more than 150 countries around the world.
SENER is an international leader in the space sector, with more than 270 items of equipment and systems successfully supplied for the satellites and space vehicles of NASA (USA), ESA (Europe), JAXA (Japan) and Roscosmos (Russia). Its clients also include organizations and companies such as CNES, Airbus Space & Defense, Thales Space, OHB, RUAG, SELEX and CSIC. Also, in the field of ground-based astronomy and large-scale scientific facilities, SENER has an extensive portfolio of projects that bear witness to the quality of the solutions it has provided for clients such as the European Southern Observatory (ESO). In Space and Astronomy, the company offers engineering and production services in five spheres of activity, in which it has the capacity to cover complete systems as a principal contractor: electromechanical components and systems (deployment, precision and control electronics); navigation and attitude control systems (GNC/AOCS); optical systems; microgravity and life support systems; and astronomy.
The clamping mechanism designed by the engineering and technology group SENER for the B1 phase of the e.Deorbit mission is part of the solution developed by the consortium selected by the European Space Agency (ESA).... [+]