Space Heritage

Space Heritage

Space Heritage

Space Heritage

QuinStar’s Technological Experience and Accomplishments in Space Programs

Since 1996, QuinStar has been involved in engineering development, design studies and flight hardware production for numerous, significant flight programs. We have established flight heritage by creating pathways to millimeter wave payload in space.

Earth Observation and Geosciences:

  • EOS-Aura: MLS (Microwave Limb Sounder) Instrument
  • TOPEX/Poseidon Follow On- Jason I: Advanced Microwave Radiometer
  • Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM): Jason II, Advanced Microwave Radiometer
  • NISAR: Ka-band Solid State Power Amplifier

Space Exploration:

  • Rosetta, MIRO (Microwave Instrument for Rosetta Orbiter): Oscillator

Moon Exploration:

  • NASA Moon Reconnaissance LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter): High Power Isolator

Communication Technology and Experimental Payloads:

  • AlphaSat Technology Demonstration Payload: Q-band Communication Solid State Power Amplifiers

Remote Sensing- Climate Change Study:

  • EarthCARE Program: W-band LNA, Power Amplifier, Active Multiplier and Mixers
  • Cloud Profiling Radars: Solid State Power Amplifiers

International Space Station-

  • CoNNeCT (Communication Navigation and Networking Reconfigurable Testbed) Program: High Power Handling Isolators

Various Communication and Remote Sensing Satellites-

  • Upconverters, Solid-State Power Amplifiers, Isolators, Circulators, Loads, Terminations, and Other Passive Components