Space quartet

Sira Electro-optics, based at Chislehurst in Kent, has won four contracts to investigate how space radiation affects the performance of charge coupled devices for use in satellites. The contracts are from the European Space Agency, the Defence Evaluation Research Agency, Matra-BAe Dynamics – all from Europe – and TRW-Space & Technology of California, the company’s […]

Sira Electro-optics, based at Chislehurst in Kent, has won four contracts to investigate how space radiation affects the performance of charge coupled devices for use in satellites. The contracts are from the European Space Agency, the Defence Evaluation Research Agency, Matra-BAe Dynamics – all from Europe – and TRW-Space & Technology of California, the company’s first US order for this type of research contract