SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Electronics and electro-optics that must withstand harsh conditions in space, such as radiation, temperature extremes, and long periods without maintenance

Air Force eyes data-security architecture for satellite telemetry

U.S. Air Force officials are ready to approach industry with plans for a major new cryptographic modernization program for space telemetry, tracking, and control.

Quarter-micron rad-hard ASICs for satellites

Aeroflex Inc. in Colorado Springs, Colo., is offering radiation-hardened application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) in 0.25-micron technology for satellite applications.

NASA probe uses Express Logic software

NASA engineers needed a real-time operating system (RTOS) to control cameras on their Deep Impact Probe, the July 2005 mission that collided with a comet.

Satellite manages sensors with Maxwell computer

Engineers with Orbital Sciences Corp. in Dulles, Va., needed a computer for a NASA satellite.

NASA crunches weather data with VisiQuest

Engineers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., needed a tool to analyze satellite data on global precipitation.

Marines pick L-3 navigation tool

Engineers with the U.S. Marine Corps needed a battlefield survey and navigation tool.

The $10 billion NASA market

NASA’s new budget for fiscal year 2006, which begins Oct. 1, envisions spending $10 billion for new competitive opportunities with industry, academia, and the agency’s own field centers over the next five years.

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