Historic test flight of Orion spacecraft validates Rayotek Scientific, Inc.’s award of NASA’s Johnson Space Center 2014 Small Business Subcontractor of the Year Award for engineering and fabrication of the Orion spacecraft windows.
A Delta IV Heavy rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying NASA’s Orion spacecraft on an unpiloted flight test to Earth orbit.
Liftoff was at 7:05 a.m. EST. During the two-orbit, four-and-a-half hour mission, engineers will evaluate the systems critical to crew […]
NASA’s new Orion spacecraft test mission made a successful splashdown in the Pacific Ocean Friday and with it was a piece of San Diego.
Rayotek Scientific, a glass products manufacturing company based in Sorrento Valley, is behind all of Orion’s 11 windows. The company has been working with NASA since 2012.
“This is very […]
On Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, an incredible new vehicle was tested at speeds up to 20,000 mph. The vehicle was NASA’s Orion spacecraft. On that date, at 4:05 a.m. PST, Orion EFT-1 lifted off from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in […]
Rayotek Scientific, Inc. awarded exclusive contract to engineer and fabricate windows for Boeing’s Commercial Crew Capsule. The spacecraft is envisioned to be transporting manned visits as early as 2017.
Rayotek Scientific, Inc. is proud to announce it has been awarded an exciting new contract from Boeing for the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability Program (CCtCap). Rayotek will […]
Rayotek Scientific Inc. to view first test flight launch of Delta IV Orion EFT-1.
Rayotek Scientific, Inc. is excited to announce their upcoming attendance at the Delta IV launch of the Orion Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) Mission. The launch is planned for December 4, 2014 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. United Launch […]
Rayotek & Safer Viewing of Hostile Marine Environs
Rayotek designed the 7.5 ft. diameter glass sphere for Triton’s 36000/3 Submersible
According to Bill Raggio, Rayotek Scientific isn’t specifically a maritime company, but it definitely is part of San Diego’s “Blue Economy.” “We’re both an engineering company and a sapphire and glass manufacturer. We makes specialized glass for […]
Rayotek Scientific Inc.’s New Large Format 5-Axis Grinding System – rapid shaping of small to massive workpieces
SAN DIEGO, California—July 31, 2013—Rayotek Scientific Inc.’s new, custom configured 5-Axis Grinding System is now installed, tested and fully operational. Rayotek can now perform quick-turn production of small to massive, high-precision CNC ground parts from Alumina and other […]
Rayotek Scientific Inc.’s New Water Jet Cutting System – Higher Precision, Faster Turn-Around
SAN DIEGO, California – July 8, 2013—Rayotek Scientific Inc.’s new, custom configured OMAX® JetMachining® Center (water jet cutting system) is now installed, tested and fully operational.
The new water jet cutting system was purchased specifically to meet customer’s ongoing needs for high-precision, quick turn-around […]
Fully Automated Inspection System for Glass Micro-Parts ~ 100% Inspection for Ultra-High Volumes
San Diego, California (August 9, 2012) – Rayotek Scientific, Inc., in partnership with a national optical inspection instrument company, has successfully engineered a QA optical inspection system that can inspect glass micro-parts in very high volumes. The system is modularized to make it […]