2022-11-30 - Texas Instruments Inc.

TI expands rad-hard portfolio

TI has expanded its portfolio of space-grade analog semiconductor products in highly reliable plastic packages.

2022-10-10 - Rajan Bedi

Comparing space-grade memory technologies

Satellite and spacecraft sub-systems are increasingly using more and more on-board storage, and the choice of memory has a major impact on overall capacity, physical size, power-consumption, speed, reliability, and mission lifetime.

2022-09-08 - Microchip Technology Inc.

Microchip rad-hard FPGAs achieve MIL-STD-883 Class B qualification

Microchip has now achieved the first qualification milestone with its RT PolarFire FPGA.

2022-07-25 - Bill Schweber

Air taxis: largely about the batteries, but also much more

Battery-powered vertical take-off/landing taxis have potential, but some major power and ground-based problems.

2022-07-04 - Efficient Power Conversion Corp.

Rad hard GaN transistors from EPC targeted at demanding space applications

EPC's EPC7004 rad-hard GaN FET devices are suitable for space applications and other high-reliability environments.

2022-06-23 - Rajan Bedi

Fast, high-capacity, and rad hard MRAM for space applications

MRAM offers the space industry the speed of SRAM, a density approaching DRAM, the non-volatility of flash memory, unlimited read/write endurance and low power consumption.

2022-04-28 - Microchip Technology Inc.

Microchip memory device targeted at space systems

Microchip's SST26LF064RT memory device is its second SuperFlash technology-based offering to be space qualified.

2022-02-16 - Microchip Technology Inc.

Microchip expands family of space-grade power converters with 28V devices

Microchip has expanded its space-grade DC-DC power converter family with new 28V-input, 50W radiation-tolerant options.

2022-01-27 - Rajan Bedi, Spacechips

The impact of electronic component shortages on the global space industry

In the middle of a global pandemic, is it right for the space industry to request more wafers when there are other, more immediate priorities?

2021-12-30 - Brian Dipert

2022 tech themes: A look ahead

Having recently reviewed the past year, our intrepid engineer now tackles forecasting the hot topics of the year ahead.