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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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SolAero Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contract by ATK for AMOS-6 Telecom Satellite

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq:EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber optic and solar power markets, announced today that it has been awarded a solar panel manufacturing contract by ATK for the AMOS-6 commercial telecommunications satellite planned for launch in early 2015. Solar panels populated with EMCORE’s most advanced ZTJ triple-junction solar cells will power the AMOS-6 spacecraft manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI).

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SolAero Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contract by Orbital Sciences Corporation for the Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) Mission

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq:EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber optic and solar power markets, announced today that it has been awarded a solar panel manufacturing contract by Orbital Sciences Corporation for NASA’s Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) mission targeted for launch in early 2016. Solar panels populated with EMCORE’s most advanced ZTJ triple-junction solar cells will power the ICESat-2 spacecraft manufactured by Orbital.

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SolAero Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contract by JPL for Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Mission

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq:EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber optic and solar power markets, announced today that it has been awarded a solar panel manufacturing contract by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for its Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission targeted for launch in late 2014. Solar panels populated with EMCORE’s most advanced ZTJ triple-junction solar cells will power the SMAP spacecraft and instrument suite in near-polar, sun-synchronous orbit for the duration of mission.

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SolAero Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contract by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq:EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber optic and solar power markets, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation (BATC) to design, manufacture, test and deliver solar panels for a new spacecraft. The period of performance for this program is about 2 years, with a total contract value of nearly $6 million.

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