CSL Focal 1.5 & 2
FOCAL 1,5 and FOCAL 2 (Facilities of the Centre Spatial de Liège)
These two vacuum vessels were manufactured to make tests in space environment at CSL (Centre Spatial de Liège), which is an ESA coordinated test facility.
They enable optical measurements and calibrations in a simulated space environment. Vacuum can reach values lower than 10-5 mbar.
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....
The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has returned the first images of the Red Planet
The Exomars probe is now in orbit around Mars and took its first photos "up close" with the CASSIS instrument. More info : click here
AMOS and Airbus Defence and Space deepen their collaboration in the frame of the METimage mission
Giant Magellan Telescope
AMOS selected as major subcontractor to design the structure of the Giant Magellan Telescope.