Micross & Apogee Semiconductor Announce Global Partnership to Offer Rad-Tolerant/Rad-Hard Integrated Circuits for Space, Defense & Extreme Environments

MELVILLE, NY, March 4, 2022 (Micross PR) – Micross Components, Inc. (“Micross”), a leading global provider of mission-critical microelectronic components and services for high-reliability aerospace, defense, space, medical, and industrial applications, is proud to announce our exclusive partnership with Apogee Semiconductor, a leader in Radiation-Hardened-by-Design semiconductors, created with the patented TalRad™ (Transistor-Adjusted-Layout for Radiation) process. Micross is now the global supplier of die and packaged devices utilizing Apogee Semiconductor technology. Micross and Apogee Semiconductor radiation hardened solutions offer system designers a more cost-effective approach to achieving their specific radiation and temperature performance requirements for extreme environments, from low earth orbits (LEO) to deep space and other high radiation applications, while also enabling SWaP (size, weight and power) optimization.


NASA Announces New Tipping Point Partnerships for Moon and Mars Technologies

Astrobotic is one of 14 companies selected for NASA’s Tipping Point solicitation. This illustration depicts CubeRover, an ultra-light, modular and scalable commercial rover.(Credit: Astrobotic/Carnegie Mellon University)

Astrobotic, Blue Origin, ExoTerra, Paragon and SpaceX among contract awardees for advanced technologies

WASHINGTON (NASA PR) — NASA has selected 14 American companies as partners whose technologies will help enable the agency’s Moon to Mars exploration approach.

The selections are based on NASA’s fourth competitive Tipping Point solicitation and have a combined total award value of about $43.2 million. This investment in the U.S. space industry, including small businesses across the country, will help bring the technologies to market and ready them for use by NASA.