How Electronics Sourcing Practices Impact the Journey to Mars

The National Geographic channel’s “Mars” series has entered its second season and has inspired AspenCore’s Special Projects team to delve into the future of space exploration. Our “Road to Mars” report covers the designs, technologies and imagination that drive space research, and the electronics and sourcing infrastructure that support aerospace hardware development. The world’s fascination with Mars continues to fuel space…

NASA Approves AVX’s X7R BME MLCCs

Fountain Inn, S.C. (July 20, 2015) – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has announced that, after several years of extensive testing, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has approved its space-level X7R base metal electrode (BME) multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) for use in US military and aerospace applications…

Littelfuse Hosts Speed2Design TechTalks at NASA

Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, has created a NASA Exploration & Discovery Experience for the engineering community as part of its 2013 Speed2Design™ promotion. Winning design engineers will get an opportunity to go behind the scenes to spend time with NASA engineers at two premiere NASA facilities. Littelfuse will host Speed2Design TechTalk events at NASA’s Ames…