Rakon’s frequency control solutions for the Space market must meet the most extreme environmental challenges – extreme temperatures, space radiation, vibration and massive G-forces. Despite this, they must operate perfectly as failure is not an option. Rakon is established as a world leader in the Space and High Reliability markets and is the largest non-USA based producer and the preferred supplier to the European Space Agency (ESA) for space grade oscillators.
Rakon has a long history of providing high-reliability products, with some customers having an association with Rakon for 40 years or more. Many government agencies and commercial programmes use Rakon oscillators across the globe, in systems where high performance is required under the most demanding conditions.
Space Product Heritage
Rakon products can be found in many international space programmes:
Alphabus, AMOS, ATV, BepiColombo, CBERS, Chandrayaan, Cryosat, DORIS, EarthCARE, EgyptSat, ELISA, ENVISAT, Galileo, Globalstar, Herschel-Planck, Himawari, HTV, Iridium, Jason, JUNO, KOMPSAT, LEOStar, Mars Express, METOP, MTG, O3B, PARASOL, PLEIADES, PRISMA, Rosetta, SARAL, SAR-Lupe, SATCOM, Sentinel, SeoSar, Spacebus, SPOT, SWARM, Syracuse, TanDEM-X, THEOS and Venus Express.
Radar Systems, Navigation & Communication Satellites, Scientific & Observation Satellites, Exploration Probes, Spacecraft Transportation Vehicles.
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