KiwiStar Optics optical system to be used in Australian space research centre R&D project for bushfire resilience
KiwiStar Optics and EOS Space Systems will play an integral part of a research project co-funded by Smartsat CRC and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government. On 22 September 2023, Australia’s leading space research centre, SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) announced a suite of new R&D projects and university appointments in support of the ACT […]
By Anthony Young, CapitalNZ News Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington will become the first university in New Zealand to offer Space Science as an undergraduate major, fuelled by increasing interest in a growing national space industry. A focus on ‘near space’ makes it unique internationally. Dr Tulasi Parashar, one of the lecturers […]
After two years of COVID-19 restrictions, a team from KiwiStar Optics – Dr Andrew Rakich, myself and Dave Cochrane (pictured above) – took to the skies and headed to SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2022 the symposium in Montreal, Canada. This prestigious event, which has the aim of advancing the field of astronomical engineering, attracts the world’s leading commercial and […]
Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited (EOS) has entered into an agreement with Callaghan Innovation to acquire the assets and hire the personnel of KiwiStar Optics (KSO). Announcing the agreement, Craig Smith, Chief Technology Officer of EOS said, “KiwiStar Optics is a unique global capability and a vital supplier to EOS. As Australian’s largest space company, we are delighted to […]
More great work occurring between KiwiStar Optics and the Measurement Standards Laboratory of New Zealand (MSL) – New Zealand’s national metrology institute, all under one roof at Callaghan Innovation.
As a team we are over the moon about winning the design, manufacture and delivery of two collimator mirrors that form part of the spectrograph sub-systems.
A New Zealand company that specialises in high-tech optics is taking on the world. Earlier this year KiwiStar Optics produced one of the world’s largest astronomical lenses.
The Kiwi Star Optics Team is proud to be near the end of the successful multi-year project to manufacture optical components for WEAVE.
We have proudly commenced the 4MOST Optical Lens Fabrication Wide Field Corrector and Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector project.
MAROON-X is a red-optical, high precision radial velocity spectrograph currently nearing completion and undergoing extensive performance testing at the University of Chicago.