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Esco Optics is a leading manufacturer of custom and catalog optics, precision optical components, and ITAR optics in the United States.
For those who do not know, World Space Week (WSW) kicks off today with thousands of events globally, inspiring students and focusing on international cooperation in space. “World Space Week was declared by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999. Since then, it has grown to be the largest space celebration on Earth.” says World Space Week Association President Dennis Stone.
Our second episode of Optics University focuses on everyday items and their applications in space. We also have a full series of blogposts celebrating WSW filled with spacial insights.
Satellites have changed everything
When was the first satellite launched? How many satellites are in space now? The answers may surprise you.
Lunar rangefinder experiment
Items you have in your home were also left on the moon, intentionally!
Optical coatings and why they are important
Why are astronaut helmet visors gold is it a case of style over function?
DIY optics 101
Have a invention that needs a custom optic? We're the vendor for you. Click above to learn how we've helped other hobbyists and optic enthusiasts.
As the leader for military and defense optics in the United States, Esco Optics adheres to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
ITAR registered and compliant, Esco manufactures ITAR optics for all of its customers with the strictest confidentiality.