Thales SESO at ICSO-2014 conference


ICSO-2014 conference (International Conference on Space Optics) was held in Tenerife-Canarias Islands from October 2014, 06th to 10th. This major event organized jointly by ESA and CNES gathers all actors involved in optical Space research and Industry (more info can be found on Few hundred people were attending (close to 500) this 5 days conference. Thales SESO was glad to present a talk focused onto “cold optics for space application” , including issues about design, qualification, manufacture and test of infrared lens assemblies cooled down to –77°C. This was held during one of the 3 sub-conferences held in parallel. Thales SESO corresponding proceeding can be downloaded from icso2014 website (with login and password). If asked, Thales SESO can also send it to you directly (please contact This conference is held every two years. The location and dates of next event is still to be defined but we are already looking forward to meeting you at the icso2016 event!