The flawless launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on May 22, 2012 is another successful step for maxon motor ag in the use of high precision motors in the astronautics industry. The crucial tasks of the maxon motors in the SpaceX mission included orienting the solar arrays of the Dragon spacecraft towards the sun to provide the power supply.
maxon precision motors is a leading supplier of high precision drives and systems with more than 40 years of experience, nonstop innovation and superior product quality. Our DC brush and brushless motors range in size from 6 mm to 90 mm and up to 500 watts. maxon also offers a complete line of control electronics, as well as spur and planetary gearheads, encoders, and tachometers to complement these motors. Individual customized drive solutions are our greatest strength.