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Our Mission

The adoption of cutting-edge commercial technologies has become an essential driver, fueling new innovations within the space industry. The capacity to seamlessly integrate and depend on commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) devices has paved the way for an array of groundbreaking space missions and advancements. Prominent programs from companies like SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin, along with various CubeSat and SmallSat companies, have all harnessed COTS components to empower their systems.

The suitability of COTS components for space applications has sparked numerous investigations. It's vital to comprehend the inherent issues—ranging from quality, reliability, and radiation susceptibility—and acknowledge the gaps that remain. Additionally, the advantages in size, weight, and performance (SWaP) and their intrinsic radiation tolerance, often rivaling pricier RadHard alternatives, must be recognized. Hence, numerous space programs adopt COTS with upscreening programs, including radiation testing, though this process can be complex and costly. It often demands multidisciplinary expertise and outsourcing to specialists, further increasing expenses. In fact, the total upscreening costs can approach or even surpass that of utilizing RadHard components. This scenario sometimes results in a cost-inefficient implementation of COTS, particularly for smaller to medium-sized missions.

Our goal is to bridge this gap by offering radiation-qualified commercial and automotive-grade devices. Zero-G Devices provides a suite of microelectronic components with the following characteristics: radiation tolerant, high reliability, high performance, compact form factor, and cost-effectiveness. Backed by decades of expertise in qualifying and upscreening components across diverse space missions, we stand poised to craft solutions that define the new space era.

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