Astro Aerospace Programs

Programs

From BI-STEM used with Voyager Radio Astronomy Antennas in 1974, to the AstroMesh Reflector recently used on the Mobile Broadcast Satellite (MBSAT), Astro products have been contributing to next-generation space equipment for more than thirty years. Take a look at some of the ways Astro has been a part of these programs.


 



Astro Product: AstroMesh™ Reflector
Program: Mobile Broadcast Satellite (MBSAT)
Description: 12-Meter Reflectors
Customer: Space Systems/Loral
Contract Date: 2001 September
Launch Date: 2004 March

Astro Product: AstroMesh™ Reflector
Program: INMARSAT 4 Series
Description: 9-Meter Reflectors
Customer: Astrium SAS
Launch Date: 2005 March, 2005 November, 2008 August, 2013 July

Astro Product: W-Sensor Antenna
Program: GPS IIR Series
Description: STEM™
Customer: Lockheed Martin Corp.
Contract Date: 1997 January
Launch Date: 1997 - 2004

Astro Product: V-Sensor JIB
Program: GPS IIF Series
Customer: Boeing
Launch Date: 2010 - 2015

Astro Product: BI-STEM
Program: Hubble Space Telescope
Description: Solar Array Deployers
Customer: BAE
Contract Date: 1998 January
Launch Dates: 1990 April

Astro Product: AstroMesh™ Reflector
Program: Thuraya Series
Description: 12-Meter Reflectors
Customer: Boeing
Contract Date: 1998 January
Launch Dates: 2000 Oct., 2003 June, 2008 Jan.

Astro Product: Mobile Transporter
Program: International Space Station
Description: Provides mobility for early space station assembly; provides platform for the Canadian Mobile Servicing System
Customer: Boeing
Contract Date: 1995 January
Launch Date: 2002

Astro Product: STEM™
Program: Mars Pathfinder
Description: Offload Ramps for Sojourner Rover
Customer: JPL
Contract Date: 1994 October
Deployment Date: 1997 July 6

Astro Product: AstroMast®
Program: FORTE
Description: Antenna
Customer: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Contract Date: 1993 July
Launch Date: 1997 August

Astro Product: ESS
Program: RADARSAT 1
Description: Extendible Support Structure
Customer: Spar Aerospace
Contract Date: 1990 March
Launch Date: 1995 November

Astro Product: AstroMast®
Program: MILSTAR Series
Description: Deploy Solar Arrays
Customer: Lockheed Martin
Contract Date: 1989 March
Launch Date: 1994 - 2003

Astro Product: AstroMast®
Program: INSAT 1D
Description: Spacecraft Landing: July 4, 1997 Successfully Deployed
Customer: Ford Aerospace (now SS/L)
Contract Date: 1986 January

Astro Product: AstroMast®
Program: GOES
Description: Five 12-Meter AstroMasts and Deployers
Customer: Ford Aerospace (now SS/L)
Contract Date: 1986 January

Astro Product: Dynamics Explorer Booms
Program: BI-STEM
Description: Seven 20-meter BI-STEMs and Deployers
Customer: RCA AED
Contract Date: 1978 September

Astro Product: AstroMast®
Program: Solar Maximum HGAS DRA
Description: 0.5-meter diameter AstroMast and Deployer
Customer: Sperry Flight Systems
Contract Date: 1977 June

Astro Product: ESS
Program: SEASAT SAR Structure
Description: Extendible Support Structure
Customer: Ball Aerospace
Contract Date: 1976 October

Astro Product: BI-STEM
Program: Voyager Radio Astronomy Antennas
Description: Seven 9-meter BI-STEMs and Deployers
Customer: University of Colorado
Contract Date: 1974 December

Astro Product: AstroMesh-Lite Reflector
Program: SMAP
Description: 6-Meter Reflector
Customer: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Launch Date: 2015 January