Space Missions

Check out how our new development project Radiation Works is exploring innovations in active shielding for astronauts.

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The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System, a constellation of 8 micro-satellites with Delay Doppler Mapping instrument, is built to withstand the harsh environment of space and the drastic temperature changes inherent to an earth orbit.

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SPRL utilized its high-end flight instrumentation experience in the fabrication of these two CubeSats for the international QB50 collaboration.

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See how the Solar Orbiter and it’s refined heavy-ion sensor equipment bears the heat of its close solar orbit.

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The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission recently celebrated its fifth year in Martian orbit.

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The Plasma Instrument for Magnetic Sounding is precisley calibrated to coordinate its data gathering with the Europa Clippers orbit. 

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SAM, one of SPRL’s first Mass Spectrometers sent to Mars

The  Rosetta Lander successfully returned unique scientific data despite a bumpy landing on the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in 2014.

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The Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry awaits its 2020 Mars mission to utilize it’s innovative microfocus X-ray fluorescence (XRF) technology.

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The advanced linear ion trap mass spectrometer (a part of the Mars Organic Molecule Analyzer) is one of several SPRL has sent to Mars over the past decade.