SpaceDev to develop thermal radiator technology for U.S. Air Force

POWAY, Calif., 2 Nov. 2007. SpaceDev won a $100,000 firm fixed price contract for the development of a new radiator technology for satellite thermal control. The Phase 1 Small Business Innovative Research contract will be performed over a 12-month period during which SpaceDev will collaborate with the Space Dynamics Laboratory of Utah State University to build and test a validation prototype of a new light-weight, high-performance radiator technology for space applications.

POWAY, Calif., 2 Nov. 2007.SpaceDev won a $100,000 firm fixed price contract for the development of a new radiator technology for satellite thermal control. The Phase 1 Small Business Innovative Research contract will be performed over a 12-month period during which SpaceDev will collaborate with the Space Dynamics Laboratory of Utah State University to build and test a validation prototype of a new light-weight, high-performance radiator technology for space applications. This new technology will enhance satellite performance and enable increased mission capabilities.

"This new thermal management technology is a great complement to our existing thermal control products," says Mark N. Sirangelo, SpaceDev's chairman and CEO. "Once developed, this product will provide a broader solution set for our customers' thermal control requirements and will support our own future satellite programs."

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