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Neptec UK has provided solutions for agencies and commercial space companies around the world including the UK Space Agency, the European Space Agency (ESA), Innovate UK, Airbus Defence and Space, SENER, and other leading European space companies.
Luna Resource-1 Lander
Scheduled to launch in 2021, the “Luna Resource-1 Lander” is an unmanned mission to the Moon – The first in a series of launches that could see the first habitat on the Moon. Neptec’s LEIA (LIDAR for Extra- terrestrial Imaging Applications) will be used as a landing sensor.
PROBA is a series of satellite missions by the ESA, PROBA-3 will study the Sun’s corona. Neptec’s Fine Lateral and Longitudinal Sensor (FLLS) is responsible for accurately measuring the relative position of two satellites in order to keep them in a tight flying formation so they are effectively joined together, even though there is no physical connection.
Neptec UK has begun preparations for a future CubeSat mission called IRSAT-1. This mission will launch Neptec UK’s miniaturized Earth Observation IR Camera in a 3U CubeSat into Low Earth Orbit (LEO).
IN-ORBIT EARTH OBSERVATION
Neptec UK designs and builds space qualified LiDARs, metrology instruments, IR cameras and other intelligent sensors.
Harwell is a place which matters globally. It’s a place where the impact of what has been discovered could matter for the rest of the world
– Magali Vaissiere, Head of the European Space Agency’s ECSAT
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Header image credit: NASA, Proba 3 image credit: ESA