ESA's Mars Express has returned strong evidence for an ocean once covering part of Mars. Using radar, it has detected sediments reminiscent of an ocean floor within the boundaries of previously identified, ancient shorelines on Mars.
Sofradir grabs top spot as supplier of a key class of advanced infrared products to military and spaceFebruary 9, 2012 10:33 am | News | Comments
Sofradir announced today that it has secured the world market leadership with more than 25 per cent market share in volume for supplying second generation Mercury Cadmium Telluride (MCT/HgCdTe) infrared detectors to the military and space...
Despite a spate of Russian space accidents last year, NASA remains confident in its partner's ability to fly crew and cargo to the International Space Station, the program manager said on Thursday.
WinSystems announced two new PC-104 wide input range, DC/DC power supplies. The input voltage range for the units is from 10 V to 50 VDC which allows them to work with 12-V, 24-V, or 48-V battery operated or distributed DC power systems.
VTI Instruments introduced its Sentinel EX Series of “Smart” Dynamic Signal analyzers (DSA). This series features measurement performance of 625 ksamples/sec/channel data rates, true differential inputs with
Germany's OHB AG confirmed it won a 250 million euro ($330 million) contract to build eight satellites for the European Union's Galileo navigation system.
Globalstar announced its commercial and recreational customers are experiencing significant improvements in Globalstar's satellite telephone service. The enhancements to Globalstar's service is the result of the company's recently deployed second-generation satellites...
LynuxWorks announced that the Mission Systems and Sensors Division (MS2) of Lockheed Martin in Owego, NY, has selected the LynxOS real-time operating system (RTOS) and Luminosity Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for use in conjunction with the United Kingdom (UK) Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS).
In this edition of Design Talk Live!, ECN's Technical Editor, Jason Lomberg, chats with Mark Wagner, Vice President of Government Relations at Johnson Controls, about the company's new project and other initiatives.
Mouser Electronics today announced its plans to sponsor a NASA In-Flight Education Downlink designed to inform and entertain students. The unique event is scheduled for January 31.
In today's podcast we talk to astrophysicist, technology evangelist, and futurist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Elma Electronic now offers the 3U VPX Mini ATR in a rugged OpenVPX platform designed for use in harsh environments where SWaP is critical.
Contour Energy Systems today announced the signing of a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel, the independent, strategic investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community.
ON Semiconductor has been granted Category 1A Trusted Foundry accreditation for its Pocatello, Idaho, â€˜Fab 10', and Gresham, Oregon, facilities. The Trusted Foundry Program is a Department of Defense (DOD) project to accredit trusted...
Iridium Communications and KVH Industries announced an agreement to offer a fully global, seamless broadband satellite communications service for the maritime market.
Luso Electronics Distribution has announced its has become the exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for the Veetronix range of switches and keycaps. Based in Nebraska, Veetronix is a manufacturer of highly reliable keyboard and panel-mount switches for various markets, including
Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions (CWCDS), a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc., has announced that its Santa Clarita, CA business operation, formerly Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems, was officially appraised at Software Engineering Institute's (SEI) Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 3 on January 6, 2012 by the SEI, Carnegie Mellon University.Â
Plessey Semiconductors announced that it has agreed to a product licensing agreement with Intel Corporation and a share warrant agreement with Intel Capital. Under the terms of the licensing agreement, Plessey will be licensed to manufacture, sell and support a select number of products in Intel's digital tuner portfolio. The warrant agreement is for
Kontron introduced two rugged 6U CompactPCI PICMG 2.16 compliant processor boards with 2nd generation Intel Core i7 processor technology. The boards are available in two ruggedization levels, the rugged air-cooled Kontron CP6003-RA for installations that
Ramtron International Corporation added the FM25V20, a 2-megabit (Mb) high performance serial F-RAM device to its V-Family of F-RAM products. The FM25V20 features fast access, NoDelay writes, virtually unlimited read/write cycles (1e14), and
Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. announced the launch of its new Defense Solutions business group, the Defense and Aerospace market's largest supplier dedicated to Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) and open standards solutions. The new Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions (CWCDS) organization, headquartered in Ashburn, VA, integrates the business operations of the Company's former Electronic Systems and Embedded Computing business units.Â
Elma Electronic Inc., a leading supplier of embedded products and systems solutions built on open standards-based platforms like VME, VPX, CompactPCI and ATCA, has received AS 9100 Rev C certification on its first audit through SAI Global, an internationally-recognized independent auditor of industry regulations, such as ISO.Â
Gowanda Electronics, a US-based designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for power and radio frequency applications, announced that the company recently achieved qualification to the military’s MIL-PRF-83446 (/36A and /37A) for
Silicon Designs has announced the recent introduction of a ±5 g model to its 2210 Series. Designed to support a variety of lower frequency aerospace, automotive, defense, energy, industrial, and general test and measurement requirements, the low-noise, single-axis model
Two robotic probes began orbiting the moon Sunday in preparation for an unprecedented mission to map the lunar interior.