BAE Systems Radiation-hardened Electronics in Orbit a Total of 10,000 Years

May 13, 2019 – BAE Systems’ radiation-hardened electronics recently reached an unprecedented milestone marking 10,000 cumulative years in orbit. The company’s technology has powered satellites and spacecraft for almost 30 years, delivering long-lasting computing in extreme environments. “This milestone is a testament to the outstanding reliability of these advanced systems that are able to withstand the harsh conditions of space travel.” “Our radiation-hardened electronics are operating aboard more than 300 satellites today, and power key national space assets such as Juno and InSight, that are discovering previously unknown details of deep…

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