Testing in Aerospace Research
Aerospace Lab Journal

Testing in Aerospace Research

Issue n°12 of Aerospace Lab, the international journal published by ONERA, is online. This issue is dedicated to experimentation in aerospace research.

The Grace mission and its ONERA accelerometers celebrate 15 years in orbit
Space

The Grace mission and its ONERA accelerometers celebrate 15 years in orbit

The two satellites of the Grace* mission have been orbiting for 15 years. On board, ONERA's two indispensable accelerometers (one on board each satellite) have been operating without incident since the start of the mission.

ONERA, JAXA and DLR sign a new agreement of research on the supersonic boom
International Cooperation

ONERA, JAXA and DLR sign a new agreement of research on the supersonic boom

On the occasion of their annual meeting, ONERA, JAXA* and DLR* signed a new research agreement specifying the terms of an enhanced trilateral scientific cooperation for 3 years.

Airbus Safran Launchers and ONERA are cooperating more closely to prepare jointly the French and European space sector for the future
Partnership

Airbus Safran Launchers and ONERA are cooperating more closely to prepare jointly the French and European space sector for the future

The Partnership Agreement, created over the past few months by the two entities to define jointly the most efficient modes of collaboration, was signed in Paris by the CEO of Airbus Safran Launchers, Alain Charmeau, and Bruno Sainjon, the CEO of ONERA.

New CEO of DSO National Laboratories, Mr. CHEONG Chee Hoo, welcomed at ONERA on 12 and 13 January 2017
International Cooperation

New CEO of DSO National Laboratories, Mr. CHEONG Chee Hoo, welcomed at ONERA on 12 and 13 January 2017

Mr. CHEONG Chee Hoo, new CEO of Singapore’s largest national defence R&D organization -DSO National Laboratories- visited ONERA on 12 and 13 January 2017.

NASA and ONERA, strategic partners against aircraft noise
Press release

NASA and ONERA, strategic partners against aircraft noise

On the occasion of the International Forum for Aviation Research IFAR, held in Daejeon (South Korea), Bruno Sainjon, CEO of ONERA, and Dr Jaiwon Shin, Associate Administrator for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate at NASA, signed an agreement specifying the terms of an enhanced bilateral scientific cooperation for 4 years on the subject of reducing aircraft noise.

CNES ONERA cooperation First ultra-precise measurements from Microscope
Press release

CNES ONERA cooperation First ultra-precise measurements from Microscope

In orbit since April, Microscope (MICROSatellite à trainée Compensée pour l’Observation du Principe d’Équivalence) is pursuing functional tests before its scheduled switch to mission mode at the end of the year. Teams at CNES and the French aerospace research agency ONERA are currently gearing up for the science phase of the mission with the first ultra-precise measurements acquired by the satellite.

Microscope satellite First results looking very promising
Press release

Microscope satellite First results looking very promising

CNES’s Microscope satellite with ONERA’s instrument T-SAGE, has begun the long science phase of its mission after successfully completing in-orbit checkout, during which it has already achieved very promising results.

ONERA and NASA co-publish a book on materials
Science Outreach

ONERA and NASA co-publish a book on materials

The special issue of the international journal "Materials at High Temperature" with the title "High Temperature Materials for Aerospace Applications" has just been published. The book, co-edited by ONERA, NASA and Georgia Tech, contains four articles by ONERA researchers; this is the strongest representation.