NEWS AND EVENTS

SolAero Technologies Awarded Dual Satellite Mission from German Company OHB System AG

SolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), a leading provider of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels, and composite structural products for satellite and aerospace applications, announced today that it has been awarded two contracts by OHB System AG (OHB) for the design, manufacture and testing of solar array panels for two upcoming satellite missions, SARah and EnMAP. [...]
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ABQ Journal: SolAero to launch $10M expansion in ABQ

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — At least 80 new high-tech solar jobs are coming to Albuquerque under a SolAero Technologies Corp. plan to invest $10 million in a first-of-its-kind, 40,000-square-foot manufacturing facility for solar cells used in spacecraft. [...]
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ABQ Journal: SolAero solar cells to power 2 firm’s drones

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 – Albuquerque, NM – Albuquerque based SolAero Technologies Corp’s space-tested solar cells will soon be powering unmanned aircraft made in New Mexico and Colorado. SolAero, the company that bought out EMCORE Corp’s solar space division in 2014, is working with Silent Falcon UAS Technologies in Albuquerque and Bye Aerospace Inc. in […]
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ABQ Journal: SolAero acquires composite manufacturer

SolAero Technologies, the company that bought Emcore Corp.’s solar space division last year, has acquired Alliance Spacesystems LLC — a California-based maker of high performance composite structures for space applications. The deal, announced Wednesday, will expand SolAero’s employee base from 280 to 400, although Alliance and its employees will remain at their current location in […]
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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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PV TECH: SolAero to supply solar cells for Lockheed Martin satellite programme

  Component and subsystems provider SolAero has agreed to terms on a long-term supply deal with Lockheed Martin Space Systems to design and construct multi-junction Coverglass Interconnected Cells (CICs) for Lockheed’s satellite programme. The CICs provided through this new deal are part of SolAero’s new ZTJ triple-junction solar cells and will be created at SolAero’s manufacturing […]
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