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Product category: Programmable Logic Devices
News Release from: Actel Europe | Subject: RTAX-S
Edited by the Electronicstalk Editorial Team on 07 August 2007

FPGA to acquire Martian weather data

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Radiation-tolerant one-million-gate FPGA forms part of the meteorological station onboard NASA's recently launched Phoenix mission to Mars.

Actel's radiation-tolerant RTAX-S field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) feature onboard NASA's Phoenix mission to Mars, which launched on 4th August 2007 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida The Phoenix spacecraft includes a meteorological station (MET), provided by the Canadian Space Agency