ETCA - Focal 1.5

 ETCA - Focal 1.5
The ETCA space simulator is a cylinder of 1,5 m diameter and 2,45 m length completely covered with aluminium shrouds.
The vacuum chamber contains a table which is thermally controlled for the testing of highly dissipating electrical boxes.
The temperature can be set between -70 and +150°C.
The simulator is pumped down by turbomolecular and cryo pumps for cleanliness reasons.

Customer : Thales Alenia Space ETCA - Belgium


 ON FOCUS - Diamond Turning

Advanced 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.