Safran on board satellites

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Satellites Electric motors Filters Space mirrors Satellite location solutions Ground stations Radio-communication system Electrical wiring Electric motors for solar panel deployment Atomic clocks Inertial micro-sensors Radio-navigation systems
  • Electric motors
    Electric motors Electric motors

    Safran (Safran Spacecraft Propulsion) supplies a full range of electric motors and propulsion sub-systems to enable satellite and probe mobility in space. Thanks to weight savings, they enable a larger payload for satellites, while reducing launch and use costs.

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  • Filters
    Filters Filters

    Safran (Safran Filtration Systems) supplies filters that protect the electric and chemical propulsion systems.

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  • Space mirrors
    Space mirrors Space mirrors

    Safran (Safran Reosc) supplies the high performance optical systems, made from silicon carbide and zerodur, for scientific space missions and earth observation and weather satellites. These optical instruments are designed for applications including surveillance, agriculture, risk and natural disaster management.

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  • Satellite location solutions
    Satellite location solutions Satellite location solutions

    Safran (Safran Data Systems) proposes a space surveillance service based on a global network of autonomous radiofrequency sensors that enable precise mapping of the active objects traveling in orbit.

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  • Ground stations
    Ground stations Ground stations

    Safran (Safran Data Systems) supplies a full range of ground equipment for the control and monitoring of satellites for communication, earth observation and scientific missions. The signals emitted by these satellites are collected and processed by the base band products to guarantee their exploitation.

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  • Radio-communication system
    Radio-communication system Radio-communication system

    Safran (Syrlinks) supplies radio-communication equipment (transmitters, transponders, receivers, payloads) for scientific, earth observation, telecommunications and exploration missions. These systems ensure the telemetry / remote control connection and the high speed data transmission to secure the communications between a satellite and its control center.

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  • Electrical wiring
    Electrical wiring Electrical wiring

    Safran (Safran Electrical & Power) supplies the electrical harnesses for various satellite modules.

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  • Electric motors for solar panel deployment
    Electric motors for solar panel deployment Electric motors for solar panel deployment

    Safran (Safran Electronics & Defense) supplies the electric motors used to deploy solar panels and to steer plasma motors and the scientific instruments of satellites.

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  • Atomic clocks
    Atomic clocks Atomic clocks

    Safran (Safran Electronics & Defense) produces atomic clocks (rubidium, MASER) and crystal oscillators with integrated GPS/GNSS as well as test instrument technologies. These exceptionally accurate and reliable products are used as time reference systems for institutional space missions, NewSpace applications and weather and scientific applications for ground stations.

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  • Inertial micro-sensors
    Inertial micro-sensors Inertial micro-sensors

    Safran (Safran Sensing Technologies) supplies a range of high-precision micro-sensors, notably in the inertial field (accelerometers, gyrometers, inertial systems based on MEMS technology) for satellites and autonomous space vehicles.

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  • Radio-navigation systems
    Radio-navigation systems Radio-navigation systems

    Safran (Syrlinks) supplies augmented navigation systems designed for small, low-orbit satellite platforms.
    They improve geolocation and time synchronization precision thanks to the reception and processing of various signals from GNSS constellations.

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