Space

BEI PSSC’s Space Applications Heritage

BEI PSSC has more space qualified heritage designs than any other encoder company. Our heritage includes custom space instruments for motion control including encoders, motor/encoders and complete servo systems, such as the star tracker servo on the Hubble telescope. Below is a detailed list of the programs where BEI PSSC has provided high accuracy, reliable instrumentation.

PROGRAM
STATUSDATE
JPSS-2 VIIRSIN PROCESS2021
JPSS-2 CrIS IN PROCESS2021
JPSS-2 RBIIN PROCESS2021
GOSat 2IN PROCESS2018
ADVANCED METEOROLOGICAL IMAGER (AMI)DELIVERED2018
ISS EUROPEAN ROBOTIC ARMDELIVERED2017
JPSS-1 VIIRSDELIVERED3/2017
JPSS-1 CrIS DELIVERED3/2017
JPSS-1 CERESDELIVERED3/2017
SBIRS GEO 3DELIVERED2016
GOES-R ADVANCED BASELINE IMAGER (ABI)DELIVERED9/2016
ADVANCED HIMAWARI IMAGER (AHI)LAUNCHED8/2014
ALOS 2 (DAICHI-2)LAUNCHED5/2014
DMSP 5D-3 F19LAUNCHED3/2014
SBIRS GEO 2LAUNCHED3/2014
LANDSAT-8 TIIRS INSTRUMENTLAUNCHED2/2013
SBIRS HEO 3LAUNCHED2013
MINI-MCS TACSAT-5DELIVERED2012
SUOMI NPP VIIRSLAUNCHED10/2011
SUOMI NPP CrIS LAUNCHED10/2011
SUOMI NPP CERESLAUNCHED10/2011
SBIRS GEO 1LAUNCHED5/2011
FINE GUIDANCE SENSOR (HST-SM4)LAUNCHED5/2009
SBIRS HEO 2LAUNCHED3/2008
ISS JEM ARMLAUNCHED3/2008
ISS MEDETLAUNCHED3/2008
NFIRELAUNCHED4/2007
ALOS (DAICHI) APMLAUNCHED1/2006
ALOS (DAICHI) AVNIR-2LAUNCHED1/2006
SBIRS HEO 1LAUNCHED6/2006
MARS RECONAISSENCE ORBITER/CRISMLAUNCHED8/2005
OICETS/KIRARI (LASER CROSSLINK)LAUNCHED8/2005
AURA MLS APELAUNCHED7/2004
AURA MLS ASALAUNCHED7/2004
AURA MLS GSALAUNCHED7/2004
AURA MLS TSSALAUNCHED7/2004
AURA TES ICSLAUNCHED7/2004
GALEX ULTRAVIOLET TELESCOPELAUNCHED4/2003
ADEOS-2 (MIDORI 2) HI-GAIN ANTENNALAUNCHED12/2002
ADEOS-2 (MIDORI 2) SEAWINDSLAUNCHED12/2002
DRTS APM (KODAMA)LAUNCHED9/2002
CONTOUR CRISPLAUNCHED7/2002
AQUA AIRSLAUNCHED5/2002
AQUA CERESLAUNCHED5/2002
TIMED/SABERLAUNCHED12/2001
ARGOS HIRAASLAUNCHED1999
ARGOS GIMILAUNCHED1999
ARGOS USALAUNCHED1999
KOMPSATLAUNCHED1999
TERRA ASTER SWIRLAUNCHED1999
TERRA ASTER VNIRLAUNCHED1999
TERRA CERESLAUNCHED1999
TERRA HI-GAIN ANTENNALAUNCHED1999
COMETS (Kakehashi)LAUNCHED1998
EDEN NEUROLAB (SHUTTLE)LAUNCHED1998
ISS HIGH GAIN ANTENNALAUNCHED1998
SEAWIFS (Orbview-2)LAUNCHED1997
TRMM-VIRSLAUNCHED1997
ADEOS-1 (MIDORI) AVNIR-1LAUNCHED1996
ADEOS (MIDORI) HI-GAIN ANTENNALAUNCHED1996
MARS GLOBAL SURVEYOR SOLAR ARRAYLAUNCHED1996
MSTI-3LAUNCHED1996
TETHERED SATELLITE (SHUTTLE)LAUNCHED1996
RTSX (RANGER ROBOT)DELIVERED1996
XTE HEXTELAUNCHED1995
SIR-CLAUNCHED1994
SPAS CRISTA/MAHRSILAUNCHED1993
ASTRO-D/GEOTAILLAUNCHED1993
ROBOT TECHNOLOGY EXPERIMENT (ROTEX)LAUNCHED1992
JERS-1LAUNCHED1992
MARS OBSERVER HI-GAIN ANTENNALAUNCHED1992
MARS OBSERVER SOLAR ARRAYLAUNCHED1992
OEX OARELAUNCHED1991
UARS HI-GAIN ANTENNALAUNCHED1991
UARS HRDILAUNCHED1991
UARS MICROWAVELIMB SOUNDERLAUNCHED1991
UARS SSPPLAUNCHED1991
HUBBLE HRSLAUNCHED1990
HUBBLE STAR SELECTOR SERVO SUBSYSTEMLAUNCHED1990
LATITUDE-LONGITUDE LOCATOR (L3)LAUNCHED1990
GALILEO SAS/SBALAUNCHED1989
SPACELAB-3 GFFCELAUNCHED1985
ERBS ERBE IR RADIOMETERLAUNCHED1984
SHUTTLE REMOTE MANIPULATOR ARMLAUNCHED1981-2008
GMSLAUNCHED1977-1995
GOESLAUNCHED1975-1987
APOLLOLAUNCHED1968-1972
OAO STAR TRACKERLAUNCHED1966-1972
GEMINILAUNCHED1965-1966
TIROS-SBUVLAUNCHED1960-1966