We were awarded a license as the sole manufacturer of the Microvalve, a miniaturized double-latching solenoid valve that was developed at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
The Microvalve was developed as part of the Surface Analysis at Mars (SAM) suite in the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) within the Curiosity Rover, due to the highly critical function of the valve in the suite and the necessity for a trusted and reliable supplier. It arrived on Mars in August 2012.
We have been building Microvalves for various Flight projects since then, including:
Licensed from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)