DiTom Microwave has received a contract from a major U.S. satellite manufacturing company for K-Band space qualified hardware. Under the contract agreement, DiTom will supply these components for a commercial payload.
Thales Alenia Space has been selected by the European Space Agency for one of the three phase B1 studies of the PLAnetary Transits and Oscillation of stars program, part of ESA's Cosmic Vision 2015-25.
Satellites may soon carry Raytheon's gallium nitride (GaN) technology into Earth orbit. Raytheon Co. has successfully validated its GaN monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology for use in space-bound equipment.
The European Space Agency has awarded Arralis a contract to deliver a 94 GHz radar chipset with space end-use applications, such as unmanned landing of spacecraft and to identify and avoid space debris.
Rosetta, a space probe from ESA successfully deployed the Philae lander on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with leading European companies including HUBER+SUHNER, e2v and Terma contributing to the success.
Isola Group S.à r.l., a market leader in copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multilayer printed circuit boards (PCBs), announced that its European subsidiary, Isola GmbH, complies with the European Space Agency’s (ESA) specification for a cleaner class of base materials.