SPACE SITUATIONAL AWARENESS

FLYEYE

Flyeye is an innovative telescope developed by OHB Italia S.p.A for the Italian Space Agency ASI and the European Space Agency ESA. It is able to monitor dangerous asteroids or space debris running towards the Earth one week in advance thanks to its very large Field of View (FOV).

The telescope will use optical sensors for Space Surveillance, for Space Tracking and for Space Situational Awareness to detect Near-Earth Objects.


Activity carried out under ASI contract.

Under a programme of and funded by the European Space Agency. The view expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Space Agency

Features:

Height: 5m
Weight: 20 tons
Detection: little object of 7cm at 1100Km of altitude