Corning Advanced Optics supplies optical solutions for some of the most extreme applications, from the depths of outer space to the depths of the ocean. Explore how our advanced technologies have enabled the aerospace & defense industry to evolve over time.

From satellites and telescopes to landing on Mars, learn how our space applications have helped reach new heights.


We've enabled the US military to detect objects on the ground not seen by the human eye. Find out more.


Dive in and discover our undersea applications for submarines and missile defense.


Some of the greatest discoveries were made using our optics for ground-based telescopes. Explore how.