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Space Systems

We are Norway’s leading supplier of equipment to scientific satellites, earth observation satellites, and launchers.

Our expertise is development, qualification, and delivery of products like booster attachment and release mechanisms for launchers, rotation and pointing mechanisms for solar arrays and antenna, drive and control electronics, and electro optical systems.

We are well established as an important niche supplier to ESA and other institutional programs. Our strategy is development of modular, scalable and configurable world class products and to be competitive in both institutional and commercial markets.

Technology Excellence in:

Customer Overview

  • Alcatel Alenia Space
  • Dutch Space
  • EADS Astrium GmbH
  • EADS Astrium Ltd
  • EADS Astrium SAS
  • EADS CASA
  • EADS ST
  • ESA
  • FFI (NDRE)
  • Snecma
  • UiB
  • UiO
  • Boeing Satellite Systems

Program Overview

Attachment and Release Mechanisms

  • Ariane 5 (DAAV/DAAR)

Deployment and Pointing Mechanisms

  • Rosetta (SADA)
  • Mars Express (SADA)
  • Venus Express (SADA)
  • METOP (ASCAT)
  • Ariane 5 (Vinci MDD)
  • HS 601/702 (ASWA/RADA)
  • Bepi Colombo HGA (Prime Phase A)
  • InS&H-Co (Integrated SADM and HDRM Controller)
  • SeCDeS (Self-Contained Deployment System)

Electro-optical equipment

  • ENVISAT (MIPAS ODS)
  • METOP (IASI RAU)
  • Ariane 5 (Opto Pyro)
  • Advanced Fiber Coupling Technology
  • Darwin (FOWF)
  • Fibre Optic Wavefront Filtering (Darwin)
  • OSC (Optical Satellite Communication)
  • Development og optical transceiver

Load Carrying Structures in CFRP

  • ENVISAT (CFRP structures)
  • Herschel/Planck (Sunshield/Sunshade)
  • GOCE (Solar Array Substrates)
  • Aeolus (Solar Array Substrates)
  • Galileo (Solar Array Substrates)

Miscellaneous

  • SOHO (EGSE)
  • Huygens EGSECassini (electronics)
  • Integral (Electronics)
  • Cluster (Electronics)
  • Double Star (Electronics)
  • CEPA 9.12 (Formation Flying)