BEI Precision’s Space Applications Heritage

BEI Precision 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 Precision has provided high accuracy, reliable instrumentation.

PROGRAMSTATUSDATE
OCIIN PROCESS2022
LEMNOSIN PROCESS2021
ILLUMA-TIN PROCESS2021
JPSS-2 VIIRSIN PROCESS2021
JPSS-2 CrIS IN PROCESS2021
GOSat 2IN PROCESS2018
ADVANCED METEOROLOGICAL IMAGER (AMI)DELIVERED2018
ISS EUROPEAN ROBOTIC ARMDELIVERED2017
JPSS-1 VIIRSDELIVERED2017/03
JPSS-1 CrIS DELIVERED2017/03
JPSS-1 CERESDELIVERED2017/03
SBIRS GEO 3DELIVERED2016
GOES-R ADVANCED BASELINE IMAGER (ABI)DELIVERED2016/09
ADVANCED HIMAWARI IMAGER (AHI)LAUNCHED2014/08
ALOS 2 (DAICHI-2)LAUNCHED2014/05
DMSP 5D-3 F19LAUNCHED2014/03
SBIRS GEO 2LAUNCHED2014/03
LANDSAT-8 TIIRS INSTRUMENTLAUNCHED2013/02
SBIRS HEO 3LAUNCHED2013
MINI-MCS TACSAT-5DELIVERED2012
SUOMI NPP VIIRSLAUNCHED2011/10
SUOMI NPP CrIS LAUNCHED2011/10
SUOMI NPP CERESLAUNCHED2011/10
SBIRS GEO 1LAUNCHED2011/05
FINE GUIDANCE SENSOR (HST-SM4)LAUNCHED2009/05
SBIRS HEO 2LAUNCHED2008/03
ISS JEM ARMLAUNCHED2008/03
ISS MEDETLAUNCHED2008/03
NFIRELAUNCHED2007/04
ALOS (DAICHI) APMLAUNCHED2006/01
ALOS (DAICHI) AVNIR-2LAUNCHED2006/01
SBIRS HEO 1LAUNCHED2006/06
MARS RECONAISSENCE ORBITER/CRISMLAUNCHED2005/08
OICETS/KIRARI (LASER CROSSLINK)LAUNCHED2005/08
AURA MLS APELAUNCHED2004/07
AURA MLS ASALAUNCHED2004/07
AURA MLS GSALAUNCHED2004/07
AURA MLS TSSALAUNCHED2004/07
AURA TES ICSLAUNCHED2004/07
GALEX ULTRAVIOLET TELESCOPELAUNCHED2003/04
ADEOS-2 (MIDORI 2) HI-GAIN ANTENNALAUNCHED2002/12
ADEOS-2 (MIDORI 2) SEAWINDSLAUNCHED2002/12
DRTS APM (KODAMA)LAUNCHED2002/09
CONTOUR CRISPLAUNCHED2002/07
AQUA AIRSLAUNCHED2002/05
AQUA CERESLAUNCHED2002/05
TIMED/SABERLAUNCHED2001/12
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