New electronic components "made in France", specially designed for the constraints of the space industry. The actors of the sector had been calling for it for ten years. NanoXplore, a French technology nugget, did just that, with the support of Thales Alenia Space (TAS). The SME announced on Wednesday the signing of a partnership with the space subsidiary of the defense and high-tech group Thales and the Italian Leonardo. TAS plans to integrate the French processors, dubbed "NG Ultra", of the FGPA type resistant to space radiation, at the heart of its new flexible and reconfigurable satellites, Space Inspire.
This partnership aims to develop an autonomous European sector in the supply of these components, which are the 'brains' of satellites. This agreement "responds to the need for a sovereign approach to the development of these technologies. It demonstrates the desire to trust French SMEs," says Édouard Lepape, Director...
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