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October, 2014

Chet Everline, Doug Sheldon, Jeffery Nunes, and Harald Schone Hosted the System Level Implications of Using COTS in Class B Spacecraft Workshop

October 10th, 2014

Chet Everline, Doug Sheldon, Jeffery Nunes, and Harald Schone hosted the System Level Implications of Using COTS in Class B Spacecraft Workshop as a follow-up to the COTS EEE Parts for Class B Missions Workshop held in July.  The workshop objective was to review the key risk drivers (both mission risks and implementation risks) stemming from the use […]

Doug Sheldon, Steve Guertin, Steve McClure, Leif Scheick, and Shri Agarwal Participated in the 2014 EEE Parts for Small Missions Workshop at Goddard Space Flight Center

October 10th, 2014

Doug Sheldon, Steve Guertin, Steve McClure, Leif Scheick and Shri Agarwal participated in the 2014 EEE Parts for Small Missions Workshop at Goddard Space Flight Center.  The workshop had over 150 attendees discussing a wide range of issues regarding electronic parts and the use in small missions.  Doug Sheldon presented a talk entitled “CubeSat Parts Database: […]

Karl Strauss Attended the SAE Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference and Presented his Research Findings into the Risk of Using Devices that Have Been in Long-Term Storage

October 10th, 2014

Karl Strauss (Electronic Parts Engineering) attended the SAE Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference in Cincinnati and presented his research findings into the risk of using devices that have been in Long-Term Storage. This talk, part of the Obsolescence Management track, was prominently featured on the conference main web page and has been nominated for “Best […]

Doug Sheldon, Chuck Barnes, Reza Ghaffarian, Peter Dillon, Jong-ook Suh, and Don Hunter Met with a Team from Boeing Satellite Development Center

October 10th, 2014

Doug Sheldon, Chuck Barnes, Reza Ghaffarian, Peter Dillon, Jong-ook Suh, and Don Hunter from JPL OSMS and ESD met with a team from Boeing Satellite Development Center to discuss the use of plastic ball grid array (PBGA) packages with large, high pin count and high power silicon devices like FPGAs and rad hard application-specific integrated […]

Doug Sheldon, Shri Agarwal, and Chuck Barnes Reviewed the Next Generation High Column Density FPGA Package Offering in a Telecon with Microsemi and Representatives from Goddard Space Flight Center

October 10th, 2014

Doug Sheldon, Shri Agarwal and Chuck Barnes reviewed the next generation high column density (1,657 columns) FPGA package offering in a telecon with vendor Microsemi and representatives from Goddard Space Flight Center.  Microsemi plans to introduce this Column Grid Array (CGA) 1657 package with their next generation RTG4 flash based FPGA devices.  The CGA1657 package […]