Last Thursday (14th of October 2021) at CNES, the DRB for the MMX Sun Acquisition Sensor was successfully conducted. During the DRB, BiSon64-ET Sunsensors produced by Lens R&D were delivered to CNES in Toulouse. The sensors are the very first flight level electronic part delivered to CNES for this challenging mission. The Space grade Commercial [...]
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Proud and humbled at the same time we like the world to know we have been selected by the ESA director general mr Joseph Aschbacker to be the third prize winner of the ESA Global Space Markets Challenge. The ESA ESA - Small and Medium Sized Enterprises website shows some more details but in short [...]
On the 18th of June we finished thermal vacuum cycling of the BiSon Sunsensors that was agreed upon in frame of the running ESA GSTP program. At the VaB thermal cycling facility has 9 slots for mounting Sunsensors, and all Lens R&D Sunsensors have the same mounting interface, we decided to test a MAUS [...]