News ItemEMCORE Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contract

Apr 2, 2012 –

EMCORE – The company has been awarded a solar panel manufacturing contract by ATK to power cargo delivery spacecraft for Orbital Sciences Corporation’s Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) missions to the International Space Station (ISS). Under contract with NASA, Orbital will provide cargo logistics support services to the ISS, beginning in 2012. EMCORE’s solar panels will be assembled into deployable solar arrays by ATK’s Solar Arrays and Deployables business based in Goleta, California. The arrays will then be delivered to Orbital Sciences Corporation for integration into their Cygnus space vehicles.