Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY,) has announced that their TRRUST-Stor® 3U VPX RT solid state drive (SSD) has launched into LEO as part of a satellite constellation system developed by a leading defense prime contractor.
As part of its commitment to expand the breadth of its space-qualified product portfolio for defense prime contractors and commercial satellite manufacturers, Mercury is developing new architectures to provide feature-rich space-grade SSDs and signal processing solutions for space radar applications and space-grade components for high-radiation environments.
Moreover, the company's SSD technology enables sustainable reliability and fault tolerance not available with competing storage solutions. Mercury also offers a comprehensive portfolio of space-qualified RF and microwave solutions that have been trusted on every mission to Mars without device failure.
Iain Mackie, VP and GM of Mercury’s Microelectronics Secure Solutions group, said that with the successful launch of the company's SSD in a new satellite application, Mercury has reached new frontiers by supporting the growing need for cost-effective and agile radiation-tolerant devices. Leveraging SpaceVPX™ open systems architecture, Mercury is committed to reducing the customers’ program risk with the firm's portfolio of affordable, scalable space-qualified products