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Bye Aerospace, SolAero Technologies Collaborate on Medium-Altitude UAV

Albuquerque, NM – January 31, 2017 – SolAero Technologies Corp announced an important product development and manufacturing collaboration with Bye Aerospace to power Bye’s StratoAirNet solar-electric unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) with SolAero’s high-efficiency solar cells and flexible solar modules.

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SolAero Technologies to Acquire Alliance Spacesystems

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — SolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), one of the world’s leading providers of space solar power solutions, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alliance Spacesystems, LLC (Alliance), a leading provider of high-performance composite structures for spacecraft applications. The combination of SolAero and Alliance creates a vertically-integrated satellite subsystem provider capable of offering its satellite OEM customers improved value across a spectrum of mission-critical products and technical solutions. The combined company will employ approximately 400 people with revenue of over $100 million from commercial and government customers worldwide.

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SolAero Technologies’ Solar Panels Power NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Mission after Successful Launch

Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 16, 2015 – SolAero Technologies Corp. a leading provider of high efficiency solar cells, assemblies and panels for space power applications, is proud to announce that 32 SolAero solar panels populated with high-efficiency triple-junction ZTJ solar cells are powering the four Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission spacecraft that launched successfully on March 12, 2015 aboard the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL.

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NASA Launches Soil Moisture Mapper

Highlights from launch, separation and solar array deployment of the SMAP spacecraft. SMAP launched on a Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Ca., on January 31, 2015. SMAP will provide high resolution, space-based measurements of soil moisture and its state — frozen or thawed — a new capability that will allow scientists to better predict natural hazards of extreme weather, climate change, floods and droughts, and help reduce uncertainties in our understanding of Earth’s water, energy and carbon cycles.

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SolAero Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contract by Sierra Nevada Corporation for NASA’s CYGNSS Mission

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SolAero Technologies, Corp. a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the space solar power market, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to design and manufacture solar panels for SNC to be used on NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS). The CYGNSS mission will be managed by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and is planned for launch, October 2016.

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SolAero Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contract by ATK for NASA’s InSight Mars Lander Mission

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SolAero Technologies Corp., a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the space solar power market, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by ATK (NYSE:ATK) to design and manufacture solar panels for NASA’s InSight Mars Lander. The mission, managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), is planned for launch in March of 2016.

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