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2020

Space Dynamics Lab Awarded Patents for Cold Atom Research to Improve Time Accuracy

April 3, 2020 – Space Dynamics Laboratory

The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently issued three patents to the Space Dynamics Laboratory for innovative inventions used in researching cold atoms—a pivotal element to precise space-based timing. SDL’s Elemental Alkali-Metal Dispenser, and two types of Grating Magneto Optical Traps will enable scientists and engineers to design and build atomic clocks with hyper-accuracy.

Space Dynamics Lab-Built SmallSat Successfully Deployed from ISS – Now Being Flown by Lab

March 2, 2020 – Space Dynamics Laboratory

The Space Dynamics Laboratory announced today that a small satellite built by SDL was successfully deployed into orbit, and early telemetry indicates that the spacecraft health is nominal and the satellite is operating as designed.

Space Dynamics Lab Elects Retired Rear Admiral Liz Young to Board of Directors

February 26, 2020 – Space Dynamics Laboratory

H. Scott Hinton, president of the Space Dynamics Laboratory, announced that government leader Liz Young has been appointed to SDL’s Board of Directors. Young has served as a member of SDL’s guidance council since 2014 and will continue to serve in that capacity.