IDIOSYNCRASY OF INTERNATIONAL SPACE MARKETS
Six decades have passed since the launch of the first artificial satellite by the USSR (Sputnik) and five decades since the landing of human beings on the Moon (Apollo project -USA-), two of the greatest landmarks of the space race that began in the shadow of the “Cold War” between the US and the USSR. After the conquest of the new world in the 16th century, this is considered a new turning point in the history of humanity that leads some authors to claim it as the beginning of a new period of history: The Space Age.
As the demand and use of non-hermetic and plastic-encapsulated microcircuits for space have increased, the scope of what future missions are capable of has also widened. This activity feeds into other business within ATG with regards to New Space and COTS devices.
In this post are addressed two product change notifications (PCN) affecting to 4006/014 type variants. Changes which have been discussed and agreed with ESA without any effect on the qualification status of ESCC qualified devices