Sunday, August 18, 2019

Qualification of New 20 Ah Lithium-Ion Polymer 28.8 Vdc System Battery

(Chatsworth, CA 29 October 2014) – Space Vector Corporation, a privately owned small business, announced today that it has successfully completed qualification testing of its new 20 Ah Lithium-ion Polymer (Li-Po) system battery. The ruggedized battery was exposed to flight and transportation vibration, altitude, and thermal cycling as well as various UN38.3 tests. At just under 10 lbs and only 10.3”x6.7”x2.6”, the battery is capable of delivering over 200 A continuously (C10) in severe missile environments.

 

ULA Delta II Successfully Lofts OCO-2 to Orbit

(Chatsworth, CA 3 July 2014) – A ULA Delta II rocket successfully carried NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 (OCO-2) into orbit Wednesday night from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California. Space Vector Corporation under contract to ULA produced and qualified components of the mission critical Fuel Level Sensing System (FLSS) that were used on the flight. Within 9 months from contract award, Space Vector delivered the first flight FLSS electronic unit and flight cabling ahead of schedule allowing ULA to complete critical vehicle system checkouts prior to shipping the vehicle to the launch pad. A lot qualification test was also performed by Space Vector on a dedicated unit within this same time period. Follow-on production units have since been tested and delivered to ULA to support the remaining Delta II vehicles slated to be launched over the next few years.

Delta II with OCO-2 at Space Launch Complex 2, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California (Photo Courtesy NASA)

 

Space Vector Wins Fuel Depletion Probe Contract

(Chatsworth, CA 1 October 2013) – Space Vector Corporation, a privately owned small business, announced today that it has won a contract from ULA to design and develop a new Fuel Depletion Probe (FDP) for the Atlas V launch vehicle. The contract which includes production deliveries through 2018 adds to Space Vector’s portfolio of high reliability aerospace products that also include advanced batteries, GPS tracking units, attitude control systems and components, separation systems, and custom avionics like payload sequencers and controllers.