Space Electronics Products
Our space qualified electronics products are designed to deliver levels of performance that are unrivaled in the Space and Hi-Rel industry. Products range from rad hard satellite computers to space qualified flash modules.
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High-Performance Radiation Hardened Computers for Space
- Proton200k™ Rad Hard Single Board Computer for Space Applicatons
- Proton300k™ Radiation Hardened Computer Platform with Reconfigurable FPGAs
- Proton400k-L™ 32-bit, Dual-Core PowerPC Single Board Computer for Space Applications
- IPC5000™ Radiation Hardened Image Processing Computer
Avionics Suites for Space Applications
- ProtonX-Box™ Reconfigurable, Adaptable, and Modular Avionics Suite
Additional Products for Space Applications
- H-Core™ (Hardened-Core IC), a SEFI solution for space electronics.
- 2.5 Gbps Radiation Hardened Forward Error Correction (FEC) IC
- MicroRAD101™ Low Power, High Performance Space Radiation Dosimeter
- Radiation Hardened Divert Attitude Control System (DACS)
- Radiation Hardened 8 Gb NAND Flash Module
- Valve/Relay Driver Board
- Radiation Hardened Star Tracker
- Merlin© Space Weather Monitor
- Radiation Hardened Internet Protocol Encryptor
- Space Qualified GPS Card
- Optical Appliqué Sensor Interface Module (O-ASIM)
Space Micro's Microwave and RF Division also has products suitable for Space Applications.
Product Details and Datasheets
Space Micro’s state-of-the-art solutions for single event radiation effects (SEEs) provide extraordinary performance benefits by removing the barriers associated with commercial DSPs. The result is the first high-speed, radiation hardened DSP that is flight qualified for space and satellite applications. The Proton200k™ is ideal for command, power, and data handling as the sole space computer for micro- and nano-satellites.
For more information, refer to the Proton200k™ datasheet.
By utilizing Space Micro’s state of the art solutions to mitigate single event effects (SEEs) caused by radiation in the harsh space environment, the Proton200k-3X™ provides the highest speed, radiation-hardened digital signal processor (DSP) for space applications. The Proton200k-3X™ space qualified space comptuer provides high performance, radiation hardened digital signal processing. It is radiation hardened for LEO to GEO applications while displaying a processing speed of 12,000 MIPS at an extremely high 3 GHz of raw processing performance.
For more information, refer to the Proton200k-3X™ datasheet.
The Proton300k™ radhard space computer platform is a high performance processing solution that meets the challenges of the harsh space environment. Several advanced technologies are brought together in the Proton300k™ to provide industry leading performance, power, and radiation hardening. The Proton300k™ has a modular architecture, so that it can accommodate a number of FPGAs as well as various memory and communication bus options.
For more information, refer to the Proton300k™ datasheet.
The Proton400k-L™ is a 32-bit, low power computer platform uses a PowerPC-based processor and is based upon our earlier Proton100k™ and Proton200k™ computers. Earlier Proton computer designs have space flight heritage, having successfully flown on Air Force missions. The Proton400k-L™ is designed to accommodate the full variety of different applications desired by satellite and launch systems. Its architecture is modular, allowing for different memory and communication bus options. Memory sizes can be adjusted for different applications and communication busses can be reconfigured from the core design. The Proton400k-L™ radiation-hardened single board computer uses a dual core PowerPC processor, along with Space Micro’s radiation effects mitigation techniques, to provide a fully space-qualified computing platform which sets a new standard of performance.
For more information, refer to the Proton400k-L™ datasheet.
The IPC5000™ image processing platform is a three board set that combines high performance, low power, radiation hardened computing and high-speed mass memory to meet the challenges of the space imaging environments. The IPC5000™ radiation hardened image processing satellite computer provides very high-speed, reconfigurable processing, and mass memory storage, along with Space Micro’s patent-pending radiation hardening technologies, to link between high-speed space imagers and download communication platforms, resulting in real-time processing and storage of complex image streams.
For more information, refer to the IPC5000™ datasheet.
The ProtonX-Box™ is a custom radiation hardened avionics suite perfect for small satellites, launch vehicles, and satellite payloads. The ProtonX-Box™ radiation hardened avionics suite saves size and power while offering customization capability that can be built to exactly meet a wide range of space applications. Its impressive modularity provides an easily expandable, customizable box with interchangeable slices that is lightweight and matches a wide range of satellite standards. It is cost effective, lightweight, and easy to expand and customize without sacrificing performance or standard form factors.
For more information, refer to the ProtonX-Box™ Radiation Hardened Space Avionics Suite dataheet.
Space Micro’s radiation hardened Forward Error Correction (FEC) IC is for very high data rate, space-based communication systems. It provides advanced radiation hardening without sacrificing performance. It is the best performing FEC IC of its kind for space applications, and supports satellite communication electronics. Radiation in space typically greatly restricts the FEC capabilities, and it lags several generations behind its COTS counterpart. Space Micro’s FEC IC, however, provides high levels of performance in harsh space radiation environments. Its power requirements make it ideal for small satellite data links in all orbits. Its performance, however, suits any high data rate satellite communication system.
For more information, refer to the FEC datasheet.
The MicroRAD101™ is a low power, high performance, next generation space dosimeter solution that meets the challenges of space and satellite harsh environment platforms. The MicroRAD101™, represents the state-of-the-art solution for measuring and monitoring single event effects and total dose radiation effects in space. By utilizing Space Micro’s patent pending radiation hardening, space qualified electronics technologies and expertly selected commercial microelectronics, the MicroRAD101™ is able to provide industry superior performance in radiation monitoring and measurement along with ultra-low power utilization, all while avoiding highly custom and inherently high cost solutions.
For more information, refer to the MicroRAD101™ datasheet.
Space Micro's DACS module provides rad hard divert attitude control in a miniaturized package for space applications. It is ruggedized and radiation hardened to meet the demanding needs of missile and space environments. The DACS module is ideal for valve and thruster drive, high current driving, and high side driving for missiles and space needs.
For more information, refer to the DACS datasheet.
Space Micro's state-of-the-art space qualified 8 Gb NAND flash memory module incorporates a number of radition mitigation technologies to be suitable for space applications. Typical commercial flash modules are susceptible to single event radiation effects that can result in corrupt data of complete lock-up of the flash circuit. Space Micro's patent-pending radition mitigation technologies were applied to the flash device to solve these problems. This space qualifed flash memory module is a major step forward in radiation hardened satellite components and space electronics.
For more information, refer to the 8 Gb NAND Flash Module datasheet.
Space Micro's Valve/Relay driver board is designed specifically for space applications requiring radiation protection and conductive cooling. Applications include propulsion and navigation controls in space, aerospace, and missiles. Special attention has been paid to withstanding the stresses in launch and long life operation.
For more information, refer to the Power Switch (Valve/Relay Driver) Board datasheet.
Space Micro's star tracker is radiation hardened for space applications. Its small size and weight, as well as improved performance during spacecraft slew make it ideal for the growing number of small satellites. Its radiation hardened electronics and optics suits high orbit, long duration missions where radiation, both natural space and man-made, would otherwise dramatically degrade performance over time.
For more information, refer to the Star Tracker datasheet.
The Radiation Hardened Internet Protocol Encryptor (RH-IPE) is capable of encryption rates beyond 10 Gbps and will have a flight lifetime greater than 10 years. It is ideal for any advanced space-based communication system, particularly laser communication, which has high data rates and requires encryption for transmitting sensitive information. The radiation hardened electronics and space qualified components utilize Space Micro's patent pending radiation mitigation technologies.
For more information, refer to the Radiation Hardened Internet Protocol Encryptor datasheet.
The Space Micro GPS Card is a space qualified solution for controlling, monitoring, and receiving global navigation satellite system data. It is the state-of-the-art low power, lightweight GPS card for satellite avionics systems. It features an internal interface with a proven GPS receiver that is controlled and powered by the PCI bus, and a single passive GPS patch antenna that requires no LNA power. In addition to GPS, it is configurable to the GLONASS navigation system for extended coverage.
For more information, refer to the Space Qualified GPS Card datasheet.