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Columbus provides engineering support for flight and ground systems software development, testing, deployment, sustaining engineering, systems administration, network engineering, and IT security services. Our System Administrators and Networks Engineers accommodate unique configurations supporting diverse mission requirements including flight/ground systems development, mission operations, laboratories, science product analysis, data archive and distribution.


Flight and Ground Software Development

  • Software Systems Engineering, Studies, and Analysis
  • Software Process Improvement

Verifying and validating software systems

  • Flight Software Verification and Validation
  • Flight Software Sustaining Engineering (FSSE) for on-orbit and new missions; inclusive of flight simulators, spacecraft, and sensors

Modernizing software architectures

  • Applying innovative methods and governance models for development and maintenance
  • Applying CMMI, Agile and Hybrid-Agile methods.

Science Data Processing and Advanced Concepts

  • Mission validation, operations engineering, science data development and  maintenance, and information systems


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