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February, 2014

Cheryl Asbury Attended SPIE’s Photonics West 2014 in San Francisco

February 19th, 2014

Cheryl Asbury (Electronic Parts Engineering) attended SPIE’s Photonics West 2014 in San Francisco where she also served as a session chair.  Since the Optics and Electro-Optics Standards Council (OEOSC) annual meetings were held concurrently with Photonics West, Cheryl participated in OEOSC Technical Advisory Group meetings discussing national and international industry standards for optics, lasers, and […]

The Critical Design Review for the L’Garde Sunjammer Mission was Successfully Completed Last Week

February 3rd, 2014

The Critical Design Review for the L’Garde Sunjammer mission was successfully completed last week.  L’Garde is building a 40m x 40m solar sail for NASA to demonstrate the feasibility of using solar photon pressure for propulsion.  Steve McClure (Electronic Parts Engineering) and Henry Garrett (Reliability Engineering & Mission Environmental Assurance) are providing environment definition, radiation […]