SENER celebrates half a century of success in the space industry with three major events, under the name 'En la mejor compañía' (In the best company), held in Bilbao, Madrid and Barcelona.

29 June
Celebration of the 50 anniversary of SENER in Space held in Bilbao

Bilbao To celebrate the 50 anniversary of SENER in Space, the company organized an event which was held at the Azkuna Zentroa, in Bilbao (Spain), on June 29, 2017. The act was opened by the chairman of the company, Jorge Sendagorta, and was closed by the Basque Regional Minister for Economic Development and Competitiveness, Arantxa Tapia.

06 July
Celebration of the 50 anniversary of SENER in Space held in Madrid

Madrid The event took place at the Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid (Spain). The ceremony featured the participation of Spain’s Secretary General for Industry, Begoña Cristeto; the President of SENER, Jorge Sendagorta; and the Director of Science at the ESA and Director of the European Centre of Space Astronomy at the ESA, Álvaro Giménez.

02 November
Celebration of the 50 anniversary of SENER in Space held in Barcelona

Barcelona To celebrate the 50 anniversary of SENER in Space, the company organized an event which was held at the Barceló Sants Hotel, in Barcelona (Spain), on November 2, 2017. The event, under the name ‘In the best company’, was an homage to the company's fortitude and also had a conference on exoplanets.



Several generations of SENER´s people relate their personal and professional experiences in this commemorative video of the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space.

A story that reflects SENER´s values, among them, the commitment to innovation by providing cutting-edge technological solutions resulting in 100% reliable delivered equipment. A testimonial that emphasizes the talent and generosity all SENER´s people put into their daily work and the technology leadership as the company´s hallmark. In short, a story of gratefulness.


Summary of the celebrations commemorating the 50th anniversary of SENER in Space, held on June 29 in Bilbao and June 6 in Madrid. The events under the name 'In the best company' have served to commemorate half a century of successes in the space industry of SENER and represent a tribute to a history plagued with daring and technological ability, as well as the professional team that has made it possible.

To the celebrations came diverse people from the institutional, business and social panorama.

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