VACCO Components Critical to Juno Propulsion System

Launched on August 5, 2011, Juno is scheduled to perform deep space maneuvers late August/early September 2012 as it prepares to arrive at Jupiter in July 2016.

VACCO provided components to Lockheed Martin, who built the spacecraft for JPL and NASA. The following VACCO components are critical to the operation of the propulsion system:

The propulsion system is used to provide course corrections needed to guide the spacecraft to Jupiter. Currently, Juno is traveling at a velocity relative to Earth at 100,500 miles per hour! By the end of its journey, the spacecraft will travel over 1.74 billion miles total distance.

VACCO Industries Manufactures Critical Components for the Mars Science Laboratory Mission

South El Monte, CA, August 16, 2012  -  NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover landed on the Red Planet Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 10:31 pm PDT, accomplishing one of the most difficult, high-risk missions ever attempted by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. With filters, fill & drain valves, latch valves and regulators aboard, VACCO Industries is proud to be a part of this historic feat. Click here for full press release.

NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover Lands

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover landed on the Red Planet Sunday, August 5 at 10:31 pm PDT. With filters, fill & drain valves, latch valves and regulators aboard, VACCO is proud to be a part of this feat. Click here for more information about Curiosity's 2-year mission and to see incredible images of its new Martian home.

13th Annual Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference

As part of ESCO Fluid Controls, VACCO will be sponsoring and attending the 13th Annual Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference in Toulouse, France, September 17 through 19, 2012.

New Website Launched

VACCO Industries is pleased to announce the release of our new website. Along with its sharp new look and feel, navigation has been improved. Come in and have a look around!

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