Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Teledyne Wins $10M Contract For Sensors For Mission to Jupiter
Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies said late Monday afternoon that Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, one of its subsidiaries, has been awarded $9.98M in a contract from the French Space Agency, the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), to support a mission to Jupiter. According to Teledyne, it will provide infrared detectors and electronics for the European Space Agency (ESA) JUICE mission to Jupiter, which is expected to launch in 2022. Those instruments are aimed at being used to study the composition of Jupiter's atmosphere. the JUICE mission is expected to reach Jupiter in 2030. Teledyne Scientific & Imaging's sensor technology has been used on the Hubble Telescope, The James Webb Space Telescope, and other spacecraft.