Aerospace Cleanroom Industry Articles

General Atomics Expands Space Systems Development Infrastructure

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems announced today that it has expanded its space systems infrastructure with the addition of a 7,500 ft2 Class 10,000 / ISO 7 cleanroom facility in San Diego, CA that will enable high-volume Optical Communication Terminal (OCT) production. The multifaceted facility can facilitate fabrication of up to 300 OCTs per year.

NASA, Boeing to Move Starliner to Production Facility for Propulsion System Evaluation

NASA and Boeing have decided to postpone the launch of Orbital Flight Test-2 to the International Space Station as teams continue work on the CST-100 Starliner propulsion system.

NASA’s Lucy Spacecraft Begins Launch Preparations

Designed and built by Lockheed Martin for NASA, Lucy will give humankind its first ever close-up look at Jupiter’s elusive Trojan asteroids. These celestial objects are important because scientists believe they could hold clues about how our solar system and the planets formed.

NASA’s Self-Driving Perseverance Mars Rover ‘Takes the Wheel’

NASA’s newest six-wheeled robot on Mars, the Perseverance rover, is beginning an epic journey across a crater floor seeking signs of ancient life. That means the rover team is deeply engaged with planning navigation routes, drafting instructions to be beamed up, even donning special 3D glasses to help map their course.

NASA’s Self-Driving Perseverance Mars Rover ‘Takes the Wheel’

NASA’s Self-Driving Perseverance Mars Rover ‘Takes the Wheel’

NASA’s newest six-wheeled robot on Mars, the Perseverance rover, is beginning an epic journey across a crater floor seeking signs of ancient life. That means the rover team is deeply engaged with planning navigation routes, drafting instructions to be beamed up, even donning special 3D glasses to help map their course.

SolAero Technologies’ Solar Panel Powers NASA’s Mars Helicopter – Ingenuity

SolAero Technologies’ Solar Panel Powers NASA’s Mars Helicopter – Ingenuity

SolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), a leading provider of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels, and composite structural products for satellite and aerospace applications, congratulates the team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Labs (JPL) on the successful maiden flight of the Mars Helicopter, Ingenuity. SolAero is proud to have supplied the solar panel that has enabled the first powered, controlled flight on another planet.

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Honda Aircraft Company Opens New Wing Production Facility

Honda Aircraft Company Opens New Wing Production Facility

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has begun operations at its newly opened Wing Production and Service Parts Facility, located at the company’s world headquarters at the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C. The new 83,100 square-foot facility is the latest addition to the 133-acre Honda Aircraft Company campus, and represents an additional investment of $24.3 million, bringing the total capital investment in its North Carolina facilities to more than $245 million.

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Cinotop & Micron presents “Touch Everywhere” at The International Consumer Electronics Show

Cinotop & Micron presents “Touch Everywhere” at The International Consumer Electronics Show

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) will be held online due to the corona crisis and will run January 11-14 this year. For the first time, CES will take place online this year. It has always been the leading trade fair for global consumer electronics, with exhibits ranging from small chips to large airplanes and yachts. The fair covers almost all consumer electronics products and the world’s largest companies typically present their latest products and show their latest technologies here.

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Essentium Introduces Industry-First Anti-Static Material To Advance Additive Manufacturing Applications In The Aerospace And Defense Industries

Essentium Introduces Industry-First Anti-Static Material To Advance Additive Manufacturing Applications In The Aerospace And Defense Industries

Essentium Introduces Industry-First Anti-Static Material To Advance Additive Manufacturing Applications In The Aerospace And Defense Industries

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Space Launch Service Market Could Exceed $30 Billion by 2026

Space Launch Service Market Could Exceed $30 Billion by 2026

The global Space Launch Services Market size (which was worth USD $11.36 billion in 2018) is projected to reach USD $31.35 billion by 2026, thereby exhibiting a CAGR of 13.73% during the forecast period. The market is set to gain momentum from the rising number of deep space exploration and human spacecraft projects. Another report from Mordor

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Integrity Cleanroom has launched operations in the US and is now incorporated in Texas

Integrity Cleanroom has launched operations in the US and is now incorporated in Texas

Integrity Cleanroom is pleased to announce that it has begun commercial transactions with a brand new ecommerce platform and a dedicated team of professionals based in Texas.

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Samuel Acquires 100% of Burloak Technologies

Samuel Acquires 100% of Burloak Technologies

Samuel, Son & Co., Limited, a leading metals distributor and industrial products manufacturer, today announced the acquisition of all remaining shares of Burloak Technologies, a leader in the additive manufacturing industry. Burloak works with the most innovative companies in the space, aerospace, automotive and industrial markets to rapidly transition their most challenging part designs to be additively manufactured at scale.

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Lockheed Martin’s Meridian, MS Facility Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Lockheed Martin’s Meridian, MS Facility Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Lockheed Martin’s Meridian facility began production operations in August 1969, initially producing the L-1011 jet airliner’s empennage. Since then, the Meridian facility has been involved in the production of aircraft components for the JetStar, the C-5 Galaxy and C-141 Starlifter strategic airlifters, the P-3 Orion submarine hunter, the F-22 Raptor fighter jet, and the C-130J Super Hercules tactical airlifter.

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