Jena-Optronik GmbH
Otto-Eppenstein-Strasse 3
07745 Jena

Jena-Optronik GmbH


Jena-Optronik is one of the leading suppliers for space industry with a broad customer base and reliable partner in national and international projects. The company is a market leader for state-of-the-art AOCS and single source for 3D-lidar systems and Rendezvous- and Docking Sensors. Jena-Optronik GmbH is EN/AS 9100:2009 certified.


In the field of space Jena-Optronik focuses on applications with operational and commercial background:

  • Attitude and Orbit Control Systems (AOCS) sensors (used worldwide within national and international projects up to today more than 400 AOCS sensors have been sold)
  • Space instruments for Earth observation and space exploration (With the development of the multi-spectral imagers for RapidEye Jena-Optronik successfully entered the market of satellite-based earth observation instruments. The company is a member of the core team of Sentinel-2 for optical earth observation and Sentinel-3 for the observation of the oceans within the European earth observation program GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security).)
  • Software & Data processing (The Jena-based company develops components and systems to explore the solar system and planets: Instruments for NASA’s GLAST Mission, Components of HRSC camera and SRC Mars Express, Anticoincidence System ACS for INTEGRAL, Instrument Processing Facilities for ENVISAT and EPS instruments, Re-entry capsule MIRKA, Contingents for the ROLIS camera within Rosetta mission, Laser Scanner for EXOMars/Mars Sample Return. Scientific Small Satellite CHAMP)
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