Sener Polska mechanism to be part of Mars mission

Sener Polska has designed and manufactured one of the key mechanisms of the Mars rover. The “umbilical cord,” or mechanical-electrical connection between the rover and the lander, was created as part of the ExoMars mission, in which Poland participates as a member of the European Space Agency (ESA),...

Space 4.0: All under one sky

On April 2, the Falcon 9 rocket was launched by Space X from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Unlike the rocket launches of the 1960s, few people even registered the event and even fewer knew that Poland was involved in manufacturing its components. Poland’s space exploits are not something you read about...

Gaining momentum

All innovative endeavors require an injection of know-how and people with vision and ambition. Astri Polska is no different. Over the course of eight years it has evolved from a small research unit into the ESA’s partner in its own right. Deriving all of its revenue exclusively from space tech, the ...

Prepping for a big journey

From a science-business cooperation project, Creotech Instruments has grown into a major player in the space industry and one of the fastest-developing companies in Europe in just a handful of years. Currently, the firm employs 70 people, operating as a joint stock company since 2012. It has been pa...

Start small, think big

While not yet a major league player, Poland has found its place in the European space industry and is quickly catching up. It can already boast some of the most advanced ground penetration systems in the world. Satellite data processing, space debris tracking, and even space mining could one day bec...

Locked content European Space Agency approves Polish testing systems

GNSS hybrid and satellite navigation receivers for space applications will be tested using two testing systems designed by Polish engineers. The European Space Agency (ESA) has issued a positive rating for both systems, Astri Polska said on Monday. “At the end of March, representatives of the ...