ESA-NASA Working Meeting on Optoelectronics

The goal of these meetings is to bring together experts from NASA and ESA working
in the field of Optoelectronics and share their experience from spaceflight missions.

For both meetings, presentations from NASA, ESA and industry were invited to reflect the current efforts in this field.

The links provided on this page will provide you with information regarding current and previously held meetings

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Electronic Parts and Packaging Program

European Space Agency (ESA) -- European Space Research & Technology Centre (ESTEC)

NASA Langley Research Center, SED-Active Sensor Systems Branch

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 694 - The Laser Remote Sensing Laboratory

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 554 - The Lasers and Electro-Optics Branch

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

USA Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Lockheed Martin Coherent Technologies


Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, CNES

W.L Gore


The second meeting was dedicated to analyzing the experience from qualifying and flying optoelectronic components for satellite LIDAR and Altimeter missions.

2006, June 21-22
Qualification of Technologies and Lessons Learned from Satellite
LIDAR and Altimeter Missions


The first meeting was dedicated to analysing the experience from flying or qualifying fiber optic systems components for space missions.

2005, October 5-6
Fiber Optic System Technologies in Space – Lessons Learned