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Electronics & Computers

Transforming Battlespace Communications

The Russian invasion in Ukraine has certainly raised the security stakes and intensified the need for simultaneous communications streams over a single platform.

NASA Spinoff
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Robust Bus Systems for CubeSats

NASA resources helped mature technologies to make CubeSats more capable, so everyone can use them.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Pushing the Boundaries of RF Passive Hardware with Additive Manufacturing

Following significant impacts from COVID-19, the demand for satellite telecommunications services is rebounding to its historical trajectory of strong growth. With...

Briefs
Data Acquisition

Modeling Space-Based Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) in Combat Simulations

During the 2021 Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Gap Forum, space intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) modeling was identified...

Application Briefs
Aerospace

Electric Satellite Thruster

IVO Ltd.
Bismark, ND
+1 701-390-9567
https://ivolimited.us/

IVO Ltd., a company that specializes in capacitive based technologies, recently unveiled the IVO Quantum Drive, the first pure electric...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Machining Beryllium

Because beryllium is extremely expensive, the learning curve for potential competitors is costly.

Application Briefs
Test & Measurement

Eliminating Vibration Emissions Aboard Satellites

How CSEM and its partners are using magnetic levitation to counter unwanted vibrations from components aboard satellites.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Ignition Technology for Electric Propulsion Devices

This system would extend the life of CubeSat satellites.

NASA Spinoff
RF & Microwave Electronics

Answering the Call of Distress

Software created with NASA expertise improves satellite-based search and rescue system.

Briefs
Test & Measurement

Getting NASA Data to the Ground With Lasers

The Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) will usher in a new era of laser communications.

NASA Spinoff
Propulsion

NASA Software Helps Weather Forecasting Around the Globe

Satellite scheduling software helps consolidate data acquisition and improve weather forecasting.

Application Briefs
Motion Control

Small UAV Satcom System

Honeywell’s Small UAV SATCOM system weighs just only 1 kilogram.

Application Briefs
Transportation

Ultraviolet Detector

Teledyne e2v has been contracted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to enhance its previously supplied CCD69 detector.

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Propulsion

Solar-Powered Satellite Hardware in Orbit

The Photovoltaic Radio-frequency Antenna Module is the first orbital experiment designed to convert sunlight for microwave power transmission for solar power satellites.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Satellite Paves the Way for Improved Storm Tracking

Microwave radiometers on current satellites are about the size of a washing machine. On TROPICS’ small satellites, the radiometers are about the size of a coffee mug.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Impact of Satellite Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance on Modern Naval Operations

Army research is determining if afloat availability of satellite ISR has fundamentally changed naval operations.

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Weapons Systems

Radar Recording Proves Next-Level System Performance

As radar and electronic warfare systems contend with an increasingly crowded environment, recording tests, interactions, and conflicts provide valuable insight.

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Propulsion

Service Valve for In-Orbit Cooperative Satellite Fueling

The valve enables telerobotic resupplying of media such as propellant and pressurant.

Application Briefs
RF & Microwave Electronics

Satellite Antennas

ThinKom Solutions, Inc., has been selected to supply phased-array satellite terminals for "communications on-the-move."

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Electronics & Computers

Conformal, Lightweight, Aerogel-Based Antenna

The flexible antenna was designed for active aeronautical satellite communications.

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Photonics/Optics

Communicating Via Long-Distance Lasers

There’s a better way to use light to communicate over long distances: lasers.

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Test & Measurement

Space-Qualified Crystal Oscillators

Learn the performance parameters that must be considered when choosing the optimum quartz crystal oscillator for a space application.

Briefs
Aerospace

GPS-Enhanced Onboard Navigation System (GEONS)

The open-architecture flight software package provides solutions for onboard orbit determination.

Application Briefs
RF & Microwave Electronics

Navigation Unit

This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.

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Propulsion

High-Power Microwaves for Launching Space-Bound Rockets

Using microwaves reduces the cost of launching rockets.

Application Briefs
Weapons Systems

Satellite Ground Control Interface

Abaco Systems will support the Space Force’s Protected Tactical Satellite (PTS) Communication Program (SATCOM).

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Imaging Space Debris in High Resolution

A team has introduced a new method for taking high-res images of fast-moving and rotating objects in space, such as satellites or debris in low-Earth orbit.

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Aerospace

Evaluating Low-and Ultra-Low-Outgassing Silicones for Space Applications

Highly purified, low-outgassing silicones prevent material degradation in satellites and space vehicles.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Improving Transmit/Receive Module Test Accuracy and Throughput

A vector network analyzer (VNA) extension unit can support a wide range of measurements in a compact, individually configurable design.