e2v is a world leading supplier of high sensitivity image sensors to the global space sector. Launched into orbit with satellite missions, e2v’s sensors transmit back to Earth detailed images of new scientific discoveries. These include the detection of new extra-solar planets, findings from investigations into black holes and detailed astronomical information on significant environmental climate changes. Custom sensor designs and packaging from e2v are recognised for their technical excellence by the world’s major space agencies, including NASA, ESA, JAXA and CSA.
We have supplied, or are currently supplying, image sensors for the following programmes:
The technology underpinning the performance of our image sensors in space missions has been developed over the past 30 years. Specific areas of technological expertise, which make our devices well suited to space use include:
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