In last years, a “New Space” approach is taking place with the aims to reduce the costs of access to space.
The cost reduction can be done using as much as possible COTS product, already qualified for industrial sector, adapting them for aerospace
This is exactly what has been done by TEMIS with the VGC_01 camera.
The core of the VGC_01 camera has an automotive qualification and has been modified to support a delta qualification aimed at meeting aerospace specifications.
The camera core has been integrated in the mechanics by means of an elastomeric compound used to dump the external solicitation