Mercury data logger to help monitor global warming

ANDOVER, Mass., June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY,, a leader in reliable and secure critical technologies for aerospace and defense, announced that he was selected by Ball Aerospace to improve the recording and data storage performance of MethaneSAT, the methane monitoring satellite developed by a subsidiary of the non-profit association Environmental Defense Fund. With MethaneSAT, nations and businesses will be able to identify, manage and reduce methane emissions and help slow the rate at which the Earth is warming.

Mercury data storage technology provides the high performance and durability required to operate successfully in the harsh, radiation-intensive environment of space. Ball’s MethaneSAT spectrometer will incorporate Mercury’s RH3440 3U VPX high-density solid-state data logger (SSDR), enabling the state-of-the-art satellite to collect critical data needed to address environmental sustainability issues. The digital recorder is optimized for size, weight and power (SWaP) and is radiation tolerant – crucial for a successful space mission. Additionally, since data will be generated at a much higher rate than can be telemetered, Mercury’s “store and forward” features allow delayed transmission of data to ground stations while maintaining data integrity. data until the data can be transmitted.

why is it important
The fastest way to slow climate change is to reduce emissions of methane, a potent climate pollutant. MethaneSAT data, supported by Mercury’s high-density SSDR, will help do just that.

“Mercury is honored to work with Ball Aerospace and MethaneSAT on this unique mission to monitor methane emissions from space,” said Tom Smelker, vice president and general manager of Mercury Microsystems. “We look forward to equipping the Ball Aerospace Spectrometer and MethaneSAT with a reliable, high-performance, radiation-tolerant data storage solution, all to support our vision: to make the world a safer and more secure place for everyone.”

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Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate Communications
Mercury Systems Inc.
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