The Space Systems business area, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin and Durham, North Carolina, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations.
With more than 25 years of flight heritage, our Space Systems business area has participated in more than 450 successful space missions through the delivery of 4,000+ systems, subsystems and components, reaching seven planets, Pluto and the sun including more than 70 programs for NASA and 50 other clients. Space Systems is the developer of the Dream Chaser® spacecraft, which will provide cargo services to the International Space Station starting in 2020 under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract.
The Space Systems business area was formed in 2009 through the consolidation of SNC’s subsidiaries SpaceDev Inc. (including SpaceDev’s subsidiary Starsys Research), and MicroSat Systems, Inc.
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