Space Micro S-BAND Transponder Enables LADEE Mission Success

San Diego, CA – April 29, 2014 The NASA Ames LADEE (Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer) spacecraft completed its mission on Thursday April 17th. Space Micro’s high performance S-Band Transponder assembly was a mission critical element on this importance science mission.

Space Micro's CEO David J. Strobel, commented, "We’re very proud to be part of this highly successful mission. The NASA Ames/Space Micro team worked very well together through the development, qualification and delivery of the Transponder system. With both IRIS and LADEE Transponder flight heritage, Space Micro is continuing to capture new RF business and we look forward to supporting NASA Ames and the space industry on future satellite programs.”