Our ambition

Put our pioneering spirit to the benefits of security
and exploration for both Earth and Space

We have contributed to
space missions
We have deployed
star trackers in orbit
We have deployed
neutron analysis systems

Discover how…

Sodern enables missions that benefit to all of us.

Our space solutions contribute to successful missions for our customers. These lead to better understanding of the climate, Internet access for everyone, geolocation tools, reasoned architecture and other essential day to day services.

Our neutron technology enables greater ecological and economic efficiency in the natural resource enhancement process.

Our defense technologies contribute to the sovereignty of France and Europe.

About Sodern

Sodern draws on more than fifty years of experience in optronics and neutron technology to design innovative and competitive solutions for stakeholders in space, defense, industry and research. A world leader in star trackers and neutron systems for analyzing and detecting materials, Sodern is internationally recognized for its expertise in very high technology equipment. Subsidiary of the European leader in access to space, ArianeGroup, Sodern employs more than 450 highly qualified people.


Interviews: Sodern featured in the international media
Sodern was at the SmallSat NewSpace show in Logan, Utah, USA. The company showcases not only its products (Auriga star tracker, space cameras) but also its history and its capacity of permanent innovation. On this occasion, Satellite Evolution Global (UK) and Utah Public Radio (USA) conducted interviews on Sodern. Find below the Satellite Evolution Global
Press kit: 60 years of transformation
“In 1962 Sodern, the engineering and nuclear realization company was founded. The company was created to perform a strategic mission: design and build the core of France’s nuclear weapons, the “neutron initiators”. Sodern succeeded in mastering this highly complex know-how and is still today the only company to have this expertise in France. On the
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