A-E Electronics improves its capabilities to become a supplier of electronics, cables and harnesses for space applications.
Recently, the contract No. 4000111650/14/NL/Cbi was signed with European Space Agency (ESA) having the object “Preparatory Activities for the Design, Manufacturing and Testing of Electrical Harnesses and Electronics for Space Instruments”. Duration of this contract is 18 months starting with August 2014.
In the frame of this contract A-E Electronics shall improve its harness design and SMT manufacturing performances according to ESA standards, so that to be eligible for participating in ESA international projects.
This contract will directly support A-E Electronics to develop a cooperation with the Belgian company OIP Sensor Systems for manufacturing harnesses and electronics for the coronagraph instrument – payload of the PROBA 3 satellites.
More information about PROBA 3 mission can be found here.