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Annual Turnover: 85 M€                                            Export Turnover: 34 M€

Number of Employees: 450                                      Capital stocks: 426 857 €


20, avenue Descartes 

Limeil-Brevannes 94450


Year of establishment 1962

Parent Company ArianeGroup


  • Star trackers

  • Space cameras

  • Filters for Earth observation

  • Neutron generators / tubes

  • Analysers for mining industry

Geographies served & Export Reference: World-wide leader for star trackers

Main Export Strategies: Depending of countries: direct export or agents

Activities in Indonesia: Ongoing discussion with Indonesian actors

What is your experience in the space sectors?

Sodern provides space equipment for 50 years:  

  • Star trackers

  • Space cameras

  • Other optical instruments for scientific missions

What are the competitive advantages of your solutions for the space sector?

  • Very high performances and robust star trackers for large satellites

  • A small product (Auriga) adapted to small platforms

  • Full systems (SSA, Rendez-vous) based on cameras + algorithms

Main projects using your solutions (space or other industry):

  • One third of large1 satellites world-wide are equiped with Sodern star trackers

  • One-Web mega-constellation has selected Sodern Auriga star tracker. More than 1000 units are already flying 

Collaboration with universities or clusters to develop new technologies/concepts?


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