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SOFRADIR large format infrared detectors onboard PRISMA satellite

Italian Space Agency Earth observation mission will capture data on chemical make-up of objects through powerful hyperspectral imager built by Leonardo, which includes two Sofradir detectors

Sofradir, a global leader in designing and manufacturing high quality infrared technologies, today announces that two of its large format infrared detectors (1000 x 256) lifted into orbit onboard the PRISMA (PRecursore IperSpettrale della Missione Applicativa) satellite launched on the Vega rocket from the Kourou, French Guiana Space Center on March 22.