LEA is the first fully European large deployable reflector subsystem developed by a consortium of more than 15 companies out of 7 countries
It is a declaration of European non-dependance in space.
A 5m C-band EM has been successfully tested in 2016 (under contract to ESA), a 6m diameter X-Band PFM is under manufacturing (co-funded by the European Commission), a 7.5 meter rotating Ka-Band EM is under design to be manufactured in 2020 (under contract to ESA).
Lead: HPS (Munich, Germany);
LSS, RUAG, TICRA, vH&S, FHP, INVENT, HPTEX, INEGI, HPS-Romania, ONERA, INTA, LUMA, ETAMAX, DLR.
Cooperations with: Airbus Defence & Space, Thales Alenia
A film directed and produced by Daniela Creutz
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