Sidus Space, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIDU) has engaged in a strategic partnership with Aitech Systems to support the LizzieSat constellation.
Through this partnership, Aitech Systems is developing and delivering custom LizzieSat Command and Data Handling (C&DH) flight computers and peripherals.
LizzieSats (LS) are 3D manufactured, LEO smallsats 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.
“We have recently received initial components of our core C&DH system development environment from Aitech Systems to support LizzieSat,” said Jamie Adams, Chief Technology Officer for Sidus Space. “The C&DH flight computers are a vital component of LizzieSat as they essentially function as the ‘brain’ of the system.”
With 40 years of experience, Aitech Systems is the oldest and largest independent global high-tech manufacturer providing reliable, rugged embedded systems for the harshest, most unforgiving environments in military, defense, aerospace and space applications. Aitech Systems, based in Chatsworth, CA, offers custom integrated systems to take on the most challenging projects in the harshest environment and succeed. As a pioneer in space applications, Aitech Systems offers an unparalleled space pedigree with trillion of miles flown in a variety of space missions without a single failure.
Sidus Space, located in Cape Canaveral, Florida, operates from a 35,000-square-foot manufacturing, assembly, integration, and testing facility focused on commercial satellite design, manufacture, launch, and data collection. The company’s rich heritage includes the design and manufacture of many flight and ground component parts and systems for various space related customers and programs. Sidus Space has 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. Any corporation, industry, or vertical can start their journey off-planet with Sidus Space’s rapidly scalable, low-cost satellite services, space-based solutions, and testing alternatives. More than just a “Satellite-as-a-Service” provider, Sidus Space is a trusted Mission Partner–from concept to LEO and beyond. Sidus is ISO 9001:2015, AS9100 Rev. D certified, and ITAR registered.