Lasers to provide high bandwidth space mission communications

The NASA mission to explore the Psyche asteroid will send acquired data and images to earth using high bandwidth laser communications. Communicatio... read more

Rocket launch vehicle hardware completes structural testing

The Next Generation Launch vehicle structural acceptance test to verify composite material strength has taken place at Orbital ATK. Orbital ATK has... read more

Environmental measurement instrument takes flight on JPSS-1

The Joint Polar Satellite System will provide improved US weather forecasting thanks to an Infrared Sounding instrument as part of its payload. The... read more

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