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50 years of SENER in Space
In 2017, SENER celebrates 50 years in Space, a sector in which it offers engineering and production services in five areas of activity: electromechanical components and systems; Guidance, Navigation and Control / Attitude and Orbit Control Systems (GNC/AOCS); optical systems; microgravity; and life-support and astronomy systems.
SENER celebrates 60 years
SENER celebrates its 60th anniversary with a long track record of projects, international experience and a team comprised of thousands of professionals who are the co-creators of the innovations that have marked its past and will shape its future.
SENER is appointed main contractor for a space missionSENER is appointed the main contractor for the Proba-3 space mission for the demonstration of formation flying technologies. For Spain, this contract represents an important milestone in the aerospace sector as it is the only European Space Agency (ESA) mission to date in which a Spanish company, SENER, is the main contractor of the entire program and leader of a consortium of European companies from over 10 countries.
First sale of the AUTOPLAK medical deviceFirst sale of AUTOPLAK, the inoculation and seeding device for liquid samples in Petri dishes, designed by NTE Healthcare, a brand created by SENER to market healthcare technology products.
Commencement of activities to supply systems for aeronautical useSENER begins to supply systems for the manufacture and assembly of composite material structures for aeronautical use, with an initial project for the Boeing 787 airliner.
Opening of the Integration and Testing Center in Madrid
SENER opens its complex in Madrid?the Integration and Testing Center, a state-of-the-art plant for production activities such as the assembly of electronic parts; mechanical assemblies and subassemblies; final integration; and vibration, temperature and functional tests. The mechanisms developed in SENER’s new Integration and Testing Center can be applied to aeronautics (flight control), space (satellites, spacecraft and payloads), propulsion (engine nozzles, thrust vector control), industrial products (for example, actuator mechanisms for thermosolar plants) and healthcare technology.
SENER begins producing a series of aerospace systems
SENER creates a new area of business in the Defense sector, based on the design and line production of missile actuation and control systems.
Start of activities in the space sectorSENER wins the contract for the design and construction of the rocket launch tower in Kiruna (Sweden) for the ESRO (the former European Space Research Organization). This is SENER’s first international contract and its first foray into the space sector.