News Release – Neptec Delivers Prototype of Moon Landing Sensor

News Release – Neptec Delivers Prototype of Moon Landing Sensor

Harwell, Oxfordshire – 24 November, 2017 Neptec UK is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed testing of the Development Model of our Lunar Landing Sensor called LEIA (LiDAR for Extra-terrestrial Imaging Applications). The European Space Agency’s (ESA)...
Low-Cost Clocks for Landing on the Moon

Low-Cost Clocks for Landing on the Moon

Neptec UK has been working with Eventech, a small company from Latvia. Eventech has designed an ultra-precise clock accurate to a trillionth of a second that has been chosen by the European Space Agency to fly to the Moon’s south pole on Russia’s Luna-27 lander...
Low-Cost Timers to the Moon and Back

Low-Cost Timers to the Moon and Back

11 October 2017  Article published by the European Space Agency – Link to original article  Add 14 digits to any clock in your house, and you will be able to measure one trillionth of a second. This is how extremely precise a timer developed in Europe will run...
Happy International Women in Engineering Day!

Happy International Women in Engineering Day!

Today, we celebrate International Women in Engineering Day. Neptec UK Programme Manager, Kerry Sanz was interviewed about her experience as an engineer and what led her to want to work in the space sector. Read the...
Neptec at the Paris Air Show

Neptec at the Paris Air Show

Monday, June 19th  marked the beginning of the 52nd Paris Air Show, the largest aerospace event in the world. Mike Kearns of Neptec UK and Michel Lortie of Neptec Design Group are in attendance. Neptec technology is currently an important part of three European Space...
Harwell engineers prepare for moon launch

Harwell engineers prepare for moon launch

By Eva Astreinidou via The Oxford Paper on: 16th February 2017 A UK space company based at Harwell Campus will be designing and creating a prototype of a landing sensor for a historic unmanned lunar mission as part of a series of launches that could see the first...