ACT Announces Delivery of Flight Hardware for NASA Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Satellite

Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Monday, March 28, 2011 Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT) (www.1-ACT.com) announced today that it has successfully delivered Constant Conductance Heat Pipes (CCHP’s) and a CCHP embedded radiator panel for thermal management on NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite.  The externally mounted CCHP’s and radiator panel, procured through Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc. (SGT), will provide thermal management for the Avionics, Battery, and Star Tracker instruments onboard the satellite.  Hardware integration is currently underway at the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.  The satellite is scheduled for launch in July 2013.

“ACT is pleased to be working with the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on this important science mission satellite,” says John R. Hartenstine, Manager of Aerospace Products at ACT. “We worked closely with the NASA engineers to develop the thermal management system components while meeting the stringent NASA quality standards and schedule.”

ACT’s Aerospace Products Group consists of personnel having diverse engineering and technology skills, making the group capable of solving some of the most demanding thermal management problems in spacecraft.  The group’s customer focused approach is driving rapid growth and allowing ACT to quickly become a trusted supplier of flight quality products, advanced research and development, and thermal management consulting services.

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