Great discussion today at the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance Defense, Space and Security Conference. During the panel discussion, we shared our thoughts about the future of the space sector in Washington State and heard from inspiring thought-leaders at Aerojet, Janicki Industries, Planetary Resources and Space Angels Network.
Spaceflight Industries (Spaceflight) today announced that they have successfully completed space qualification of their new 6U solar panel. This qualification effort extends the qualified power systems products for small satellites applications beyond batteries and satellite power management to now include solar panels. The solar panels provide a simple power generation solution for 6U CubeSat form … Continued
Spaceflight Industries (Spaceflight) announced that their Cargo Module Power Unit (CMPU) was used to supply power to payloads aboard Orbital Sciences Corporation’s (NYSE:ORB) Cygnus™ cargo logistics spacecraft, which recently delivered of 1,260 kilograms of supplies, equipment and scientific experiments to the International Space Station for NASA under the Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract. The CMPUs … Continued
Spaceflight Industries (Spaceflight) announced today that they’ve completed on-time delivery of four more Cargo Module Power Units (CMPUs) to Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) which supply power to payloads aboard Orbital’s Cygnus cargo logistics spacecraft. The CMPUs provide up to 150 Watts of 28VDC payload power to mid-deck locker payloads destined for the International Space … Continued
Spaceflight Industries (Spaceflight) today announced that it has signed a contract with an undisclosed customer to deliver two Earth imaging microsatellites in 2014. SCOUT is a low cost, high performance imaging spacecraft based on the SENTRY 4000 microsatellite bus. Each SCOUT spacecraft relies heavily on products and components designed and built by Spaceflight Industries integrated … Continued
We have successfully completed the full space qualification of our CORTEX avionics line. CORTEX avionics are built in slices, each slice is enclosed in a thin aluminum frame containing the Printed Circuit Assembly (PCA) card and a flex harness terminating to one or more external connectors. The PCAs conform to the CubeSat form factor and … Continued
We have successfully completed the full space qualification of our CORTEX Battery Unit (CBU). With a mass of approximately 2.75 kg (6.06 lbm) and volume of 68.9 mm x 126.5 mm x 177.80 mm (2.714″ x 4.98″ x 7.00″) this compact assembly provides 216 W-Hr of energy at up to 8 V across two Yardney NCP … Continued
Company’s CMPUs to Support Orbital’s Cygnus™ Spacecraft Cargo Logistics Missions to International Space Station Spaceflight Industries (Spaceflight) today announced today that they’ve received orders from Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) for four additional Cargo Module Power Units (CMPUs) to supply power to payloads aboard Orbital’s Cygnus cargo logistics spacecraft. The CMPUs provide up to 150 … Continued
Spaceflight, Inc (Spaceflight) contracted with Spaceflight Industries (Spaceflight) for the delivery of ten (10) US fabricated EZPOD CubeSat dispensers. In October 2012 Spaceflight signed an agreement with ISIS of the Netherlands to begin manufacturing a US version of the ISIPOD, branded the EZPOD, in the United States. The EZPOD is designed to accommodate spacecraft that … Continued
We have added solar panels to our Products and are now offering a 6U version. Visit the Solar Panel product page to learn more.