GEMINI Cassegrain Rotators and Cable Wrap Assemblies

AMOS was responsible for the design, manufacturing, assembly, testing in workshop, packing and transport of the two GEMINI Cassegrain Rotators and Cable Wrap Assemblies.

Customer: Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) - USA

AMOS was also responsible for the manufacturing of the Instrument Support Structure and Ballast Weight Assemblies of the GEMINI 8m Telescopes.

The picture shows the ISS and the Ballast Weight Assemblies mounted on the Cassegrain Rotator. The Rotator and the cable wrap were fixed on the test bench in the AMOS workshop.


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Press release - Sentinel 2B - March 2017

Sentinel 2B: Belgian know-how soon in orbit to protect and serve the people