Space instrumentation - GERB
AMOS realized the design and AIV of the GERB (Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget) experiment Telescope that is currently flying on board MSG (Meteosat Second Generation) satellite since August 2002.
- Full aluminium : weight 1.640 kg
- Dimensions : 180 x 135 x 150 mm
- Entrance aperture stop : size 20.6 mm x 20.6 mm (f-number : f/2)
- Field-of-view : 18° x 0.28°
ON FOCUS - Diamond TurningAdvanced Mechanical and Optical Systems (AMOS) manufactures small optical pieces by diamond turning mainly for infrared applications but also, after post polishing, for visible or ultraviolet. Concave or convex mirrors up to 500mm can be machined with extreme asphericities....
Press release - Sentinel 2B - March 2017
Sentinel 2B: Belgian know-how soon in orbit to protect and serve the people
« Really Sharp » are the first words that came up after viewing the first pictures !
Press Release - Juno - Sept 2016
Juno spacecraft: AMOS’ mirrors in orbit around Jupiter