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SPRL is actively seeking partnerships within academia, government organizations, and with industry.

Getting started with XTRM

Have a project idea? Reach out to sprl@umich.edu to discuss how SPRL can help you achieve your goals.

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SPRL is positioned to work with faculty across the University, from Central Campus up to North Campus. SPRL has a long history of successfully working with government and industry partnerships.

Current and Past Projects in SPRL’s portfolio include:

  • CYGNSS (Earth Orbiting Constellation): GNS/R bistatic radar system; partnership with Southwest Research Institute
  • SO-HIS (Solar Orbiter): Heavy ion sensor for solar wind; partnership with Southwest Research Institute
  • PIMS (Europa Multiple Flyby): Plasma instrument for magnetic sounding for ice thickness, ocean depth, salinity; partnership with Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
  • PIXL (Mars 2020 Rover) X-Ray lithochemistry: soil and rock composition; partnership with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • QB50 (ISS/NanoRacks Launched CubeSat): 2 Full CubeSats to carry FIPEX instrument for molecular and atomic oxygen
  • MOMA/MS (EXO-Mars): Mass spectrometer for Mars; partnership with NASA’s Goddard Spaceflight Center
  • MAVEN/NGIMS Electronics (Mars Orbiter): Neutral gas and ion mass spectrometer; partnership with NASA’s Goddard Spaceflight Center
  • MSL/SAM (Curiosity Rover): Analog Electronics, C&DH, for mass spec, gas chromatograph, laser spec., Main Electronics Board
  • LADEE/NMS Electronics (Lunar Orbiter): Main Electronics Board Development Lead, mass spectometry
  • Phoenix/TEGA Electronics (Mars lander) Joint Development with Battel Engineering
  • MESSENGER/FIPS Instrument (Mercury): Instrument Developer, Operator; partnership with Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Are you a student or educator?

Email sprl@umich.edu to find out how we can help you.