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Technology Transfer for Space Applications
Volume 22, Number 2 (April–June 2001)

For over 40 years,the APL Space Department has been developing spacecraft and instruments for NASA and DoD. As a rest, the Laboratory has nurtured technologies that have a high state of maturity and can often be considered ready for technology transfer. The Technology Transfer for Space Applications Initiative focuses on the development of new spacecraft as demonstrated by the “microsat” concept shown on the cover, which can address the critical challenges facing the miniaturization of future spacecraft.

Recognition for the Digest

K. Moorjani

Guest Editors' Introduction

C. L. B. Reed and J. J. Suter

Emerging Technologies with Commercial Potential

L. A. Peregrino; Section A1: R. T. Edwards; Section A2: K. Strohbelm, M. N. Martin, and S. E. Jaskek; Section B1: P. D. Schwartz, A. F. Hepp, B. Q. Le, A. L. Lew, S. X. Ling, M. F. Piszcor Jr., D. D. Stott, J. J. Suter, and B. D. Williams; Section C1: C. E Willey, R. S. Bokic, W. E. Sklney, and R. C. Schze; Section C2: J. E. Penn; Section D1, M. E. Fraeman; Section E1: C. E. Willey, B. Huettl, D. Dowen, and S. W. Hill; Section F1, Y. Guo; Section G1: A. D. Goldfinger

Microsatellites: An Enabling Technology for Government and Commercial Aerospace Applications

A. L. Lew, B. Q. Le, P. D. Schwartz, M. E. Fraeman, R. F. Conde, and L. E. Mosher

Autonomous Navigation and Crosslink Communications Systems for Space Applications

A. A. Chacos, P. A. Stadter, and W. S. Devereux

Evaluating and Implementing Commercial Processes for Producing Reliable, Cost-Effective Miniaturized Space Electronics

S. X. Ling, B. Q. Le, and A. L. Lew

Unattended Satellite Contacts

G. E. Baer and S. E. Gemeny

Transferring APL Technology to Industry

K. M. Gray

Syntonics LLC: APL-Developed Technology Makes Its Commercial Debut

J. J. Suter, L. J. Crawford, B. G. Montgomery, and W. E. Swann

Balancing a Business Operations Model for R&D Services to Both Government and Industry: Technology Transfer for Space Applications

C. L. B. Reed and R. E. Nimmo


The Dilemma of Nuclear Weapons in the 21st Century

S. Turner

In Memoriam: Samuel N. Foner (1920—2000)

K. Moorjani


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