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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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SolAero Receives AURP’s Innovation Award for High-Efficiency Multi-Junction Solar Cells

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SolAero Technologies Corp., a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for solar power market, announced today that it has received the Association of University Research Parks’ (AURP) Innovation Award for its pioneering work in the development and commercialization of high-efficiency multi-junction solar cells for space and terrestrial solar power applications.

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SolAero Enters Into Solar Cell Assembly Supply Contract With the Indian Space Research Organisation

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SolAero Technologies Corp., a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the solar power markets, announced today that it has entered into a supply contract with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to manufacture, test, and deliver high-efficiency multi-junction solar cell assemblies for ISRO’s commercial geostationary telecommunications and scientific earth observation satellite missions.

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SolAero Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contract by ATK for NASA’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SolAero Technologies Corp. a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the solar power markets, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by ATK (NYSE:ATK) to design and manufacture solar panels for NASA’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) planned for launch in 2015.

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SolAero Solar Panels Power the Orbital-Built LDCM Satellite

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SolAero Technologies Corp. a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components for the solar power markets, announced today that SolAero solar panels are powering the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite that was successfully launched on February 11, 2013 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. LDCM was designed, built and tested by Orbital Sciences Corporation for NASA to support the Landsat Earth observation program that began over four decades ago. The LDCM satellite continues a 40-year legacy of seven previous satellites that have collected vital data and images of the Earth’s surface and environment.

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SolAero Technologies Corp. Delivers 1 Millionth Solar Cell to Space Systems/Loral

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SolAero Technologies Corp. a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components for the solar power markets, announced today that it recently delivered its 1 millionth high-efficiency, multi-junction solar cell to Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), which will ultimately represent more than a megawatt of power delivered into space. SolAero and Space Systems/Loral will mark the occasion with a special event at SolAero’s Albuquerque facilities during the week of February 25, and with a commemorative award symbolizing the 1 millionth solar cell.

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