Space Micro Star Tracker Selected as Finalist in Innovative New Product Awards

San Diego, CA – October 28, 2016 Space Micro Inc., announced today that its MicroStar 200 star tracker has been named as a finalist in the Aerospace & Security Technologies category for the 2016 Most Innovative New Product Awards, sponsored by CONNECT.

CONNECT, a regional program that catalyzes the creation of innovative technology and life sciences products in San Diego County, continues its tradition of honoring San Diego's leaders of innovation and groundbreaking new products with the annual award.

The MicroStar 200 is an advanced, radiation hardened star tracker product which enables guidance and navigation in space. It effectively competes with traditional suppliers such as Ball Aerospace, based on higher performance at lower price points.

Michael Jacox, Guidance and Navigation product line manager at Space Micro commented, “This award from CONNECT validates the value proposition of our new space and missile navigation product, which employs state-of-the-art optics and software.”

The CONNECT Most Innovative New Product Awards ceremony will honor product innovation in the following 8 categories: Aerospace & Security Technologies, Communications & IT, Diagnostics & Research Tools, Mobile Apps, Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices, Software, Sport & Active Lifestyle Technologies and Sustainability.

For the complete list of winners and other information please visit the Most Innovative New Product Awards website.