“Solar Mems is known for its flexibility and ability to adapt to its customers´ needs. This allows us to achieve a very high level of compliance in the deliveries, reaching a maximum in the Oneweb project, where we have been able to complete all the deliverables without any delay”

“Solar Mems is known for its flexibility and ability to adapt to its customers´ needs. This allows us to achieve a very high level of compliance in the deliveries, reaching a maximum in the Oneweb project, where we have been able to complete all the deliverables without any delay”

Our capacity to supply major agencies and companies like NASA, ESA or OneWeb is the result of rigorous and enthusiastic teamwork. To discover the keys to this success, and how to ensure that products always arrive reliably and on time, even in situations like the...

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Solar sails, a revolutionary innovation for space exploration

Solar sails, a revolutionary innovation for space exploration

Innovation in the use of technology, and the search for effective solutions to make space exploration more efficient and sustainable never stops. In the case of solar sails, this revolutionary technology can be the alternative to engines and fuel for spacecraft. In...

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How Christmas is celebrated in space

How Christmas is celebrated in space

The importance of this season, which is so special on Earth, extends out into space, and astronauts have been celebrating it in their own way in outer space for several decades now. Here is a little bit of history and some stories about what Christmas is like away...

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Solar MEMS at Space Tech Expo Europe 2021

Solar MEMS at Space Tech Expo Europe 2021

At Solar MEMS we are continually travelling to learn more and to demonstrate our high-tech products among the most important global companies working in the New Space sector. On this occasion we attended the Space Tech Expo Europe, the largest business-oriented space...

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How sun sensors work

How sun sensors work

In this article we would explain how the most common types of sun sensors or solar sensors available in the aerospace market work.

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Space debris in numbers

Space debris in numbers

About 130 million of fragments of space debris floating in low Earth orbit (LEO) and the total mass of all this space debris is more than 9500 tonnes according to data from the ESA. This space debris are moving at speeds of up to 27,000 kilometres per hour, which is...

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What is New Space?

What is New Space?

The concept of New Space is trending, and it is the billionaires with their vast private investments, like Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic or Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin, and their race to reach space that have raised its profile, but do you know what New Space...

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What is MEMS technology?

What is MEMS technology?

As our name indicates, at Solar MEMS we are using MEMS technology in a lot of our products, and in this article, we tell you what this advanced system for producing devices actually means. The letters of the term MEMS stand for micro-electro-mechanical systems, which...

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Diferentes usos de los sensores solares

Diferentes usos de los sensores solares

Hablar de que los sensores solares tienen multitud de usos diferentes, no sólo en el sector aeroespacial en el que se especializa Solar MEMS, sino también en el ámbito de la defensa, la automoción o las energías renovables. Desde nuestra empresa trabajamos en la...

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Different uses of solar sensors

Different uses of solar sensors

Solar sensors have many different applications, not only in the aerospace sector where Solar MEMS specialises, but also in the defence sector, the car industry and the area of renewable energy. In our company, we are working to innovate in all these markets and in...

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Responsible satellite operations and space rubbish

Responsible satellite operations and space rubbish

There are thousands of satellites in low Earth orbit (LEO) today and the forecast is that there will soon be many more. This is why all the major space agencies and companies dedicated to working in the aerospace sector are concerned about making responsible...

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