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coseno was established in Italy in 2011 and is part of the cosine group. coseno specializes in developing measurement and observation systems for space missions, optical and fundamental physics research, mission simulations and data analysis. coseno focuses on measurement and observation systems in the visible and infrared wavelength ranges for space and aerospace applications.

coseno forms an integral part of the cosine group, sharing experience, facilities and resources. cosine group has extensive experience in the specification, design, development, calibration, modeling and prototyping of space instruments, with customers ranging from small high-tech companies to the European Space Agency. coseno provides access to the products and capabilities of the cosine group.

coseno products

  • Out-of-the-box combined instrument suite for active and passive remote sensing
  • Out-of-the-box full range IR combination of hyperspectral instruments
  • Out-of-the-box radiation measurement as warning system for spacecrafts and payloads and as radiation environment monitor
  • Out-of-the-box or custom simulator packages

coseno services

  • Optical design of main telescope, relay system, in-flight calibration equipment
  • FPA and filters design/specification
  • Full stray-light analysis with non-sequential software
  • Baffle design
  • Radiometric analysis
  • Mission analysis
  • On-ground calibration equipment and optical stimulus design and development
  • Calibration plan
  • Processor 0-1B definition
  • Support to calibration and measurement campaigns
  • Trade-off, feasibility study and bread-boarding activity as proof of concept of new technologies for future space applications
  • Design, development and testing of payloads for manned space flight
cosine | measurement systems Marco Esposito
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Dr Marco Esposito