Glass casting begins for 17.5 tonne telescope mirror

The next phase of production of the multi-mirror Giant Magellan Telescope has begun with the addition of custom made, low expansion glass. The Gian... read more

Radiation tolerant FPGA with low pin count

FPGA samples in ceramic quad flat pack available in radiation hardened form with low pin count for space applications. Microsemi has introduced its... read more

Radiation tolerant circuitry for satellites

A radiation tolerant plastic IC package from Intersil has been designed for use in low earth orbit communication satellites. Intersil has announced... read more

Glider sets new record for unpowered flight

The Perlan 2 engineless aircraft has flown to over 52,000 feet over Pagagonia in record breaking reach to the stratosphere. Airbus Perlan Mission I... read more

Environmental monitoring satellite launched

Advanced high resolution space imaging systems have been launched for defence and environmental monitoring applications. Two of Elbit Systems' adva... read more