Sidus Space, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIDU), a Space-as-a-Service satellite company, has engaged in a strategic partnership with Red Canyon Software, Inc. (Red Canyon) to support the company’s LizzieSat constellation of 100 smallsats.
Through this partnership, Red Canyon will support the design, development, assembly, integration, deployment and sustainment of LizzieSat constellation, with its software solutions.
LizzieSats (LS) are 3D manufactured LEO smallsats that are focused on rapid, cost-effective development and testing of upcoming innovative spacecraft technologies for multiple customers. LS is a 100 kg. (220 pound) satellite with space to rapidly integrate customer sensors and technologies.
Red Canyon is an engineering and software development company that provides cutting-edge technology to help government agencies and customers explore space and other planets.
Barry Hamilton, Red Canyon Founder and CEO, said, “The Red Canyon team could not be more thrilled to work alongside Sidus Space to develop the LizzieSat spacecraft and LEO constellation. LizzieSat will help space entrepreneurs access space at low cost so that they can scale their business model and achieve higher and quicker ROI on their capital investment.”
“Red Canyon brings significant space-rated software lifecycle development experience to the LizzieSat team and will be a key strategic partner for the LizzieSat constellation. The strength and experience that Red Canyon brings to our software engineering team will help us rapidly deliver cost-effective LizzieSat capabilities to our growing customer base,” said Carol Craig, Founder and CEO of Sidus Space.
Red Canyon develops cutting-edge technology to help humankind explore space and other planets, as well as advanced renewable resources on Earth and the rejuvenation of low-income areas through the HUBZone program. Red Canyon is involved with important missions ranging from exploring the poles of Jupiter, the next Mars lander, bringing back the first sample from an asteroid, and building the next human spacecraft to go to the Moon and Mars. Clients include government agencies such as NASA, NREL, NOAA, and DOD, in addition to customers such as Lockheed Martin Space, Raytheon, Sierra Space, a.i. solutions, Walt Disney Imagineering, SAIC, Ball Aerospace, SpaceX, Honeywell, KBRwyle, Maxar, Blue Origin, and Moog.
Sidus Space, located in Cape Canaveral, Florida, operates from a 35,000 square-foot manufacturing, assembly, integration, and testing facility. Sidus Space focuses on commercial satellite design, manufacture, launch, and data collection, with a mission of Bringing Space Down to Earth and a vision of enabling space flight heritage status for new technologies while delivering data and predictive analytics to domestic and global customers. Sidus Space makes it easy for any corporation, industry, or vertical to start their journey off-planet with our rapidly scalable, low-cost satellite services, space-based solutions, and testing alternatives. More than just a “Satellite-as-a-Service” provider, trhe company becomes a Mission Partner from concept to LEO and beyond. Sidus is ISO 9001:2015, AS9100 Rev. D certified, and ITAR registered.