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Capabilities: Engineering

Proven staff experience and excellence in deployable systems (solar arrays, structures and mechanisms), and cost-effective, high-value successful execution of development and flight hardware programs

  • Small Company Efficiency and Innovativeness with Large Prime Contractor System-Level Capabilities
  • Dormant security clearances being maintained and available for activation


  • Combined 200+ years solar array, deployable boom, mechanism and composites design
  • Innovative and creative design solutions to achieve highest performance / reliability and lowest
    cost / mass
  • State-of-the-art capabilities in Pro-E and SolidWorks CAD design techniques
  • Designs supported with extensive knowledge of space flight environments, requirements / interfaces, materials and manufacturing / test


  • Combined 90+ years structural, thermal and composites analysis of deployable systems
  • Linear and non-linear stress, stability and dynamics (modes, transient, random)
  • Composites stiffness / strength analysis and laminate ply optimization
  • Thermal (orbital, component temperature, distortion and thermal control design)
  • NASTRAN, ANSYS, FEMAP, Composite Pro, Mathematica


DSS - Innovate-or-Die!