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  • 1 Onera is a Pioneer in Ka-band SAR Imaging

    In 2012, an ONERA radar team conducted, on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA), a very original imaging mission: the Kasar campaign... The main objective of the mission was to become acquainted with" Ka-images", to discover in practice the layout of roads, forests, crops, the sea, etc., in anticipation of a future space mission for the environment
  • 2 A First for a Cold Atom Accelerometer

    The purpose of the ICE project is to test the principle of equivalence in the continuity of the Microscope space mission. This principle, on which Einstein's theory of general relativity is based, is equivalent to the universality of the free fall of bodies formulated by Galileo
  • 3 Mission

    The mission of the Space Directorate is to coordinate ONERA's activities in the fields of launch vehicles and orbital systems. The Directorate's mission is to promote the ONERA strategy within its particular scope, and implement the actions arising from this
  • 4 ONERA at the Paris Air Show: together with its partners

    The space mission Microscope. On the CNES stand, ONERA presents its essential contribution to a new space experiment, Microscope
  • 5 Quest for the detection of habitable exoplanets

    The purpose of the Persée bench, in operation at the Meudon Observatory since the end of 2010, is to validate the feasibility of such space missions, showing on the ground a host star extinction ratio better than 10 4, stabilised at 10 5 in the presence of representative disturbances injected intentionally for this purpose
  • 6 1963 à 1983 - The expansion

    New space missions were entrusted to ONERA. Aeronautical missions; it became the French Aerospace Lab, Office National d'Études et de Recherches Aérospatiales in 1963. The Toulouse Centre for Studies and Research, Centre d'Études et de Recherche de Toulouse (CERT) became part of ONERA in 1968, endowing ONERA with new expertise in aerothermodynamics, mechanics and system energetics, automation, IT, optics, microwave technology and space technology
  • 7 The Microscope Mission has been confirmed for 2017

    These specialists came to support the Microscope space mission and to emphasize how important it is for scientific knowledge. Microscope is a satellite (Cnes project) to confirm or invalidate the principle of equivalence, observed by Galileo, then by Newton, and which is the basis of the theory of general relativity of Einstein