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Columbus Supports Caring Hand for Children Foundation

All of us at Columbus are devastated to see the worsening COVID-19 crisis in India. Given the severity of the situation, we feel compelled to act in this time of need. For many years, Columbus has partnered with the Caring Hands for Children (CHC) Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides essential support to children living…

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Columbus Supports NoAA’s NCEI Mission Science Network Project

Columbus Technologies and Services is supporting National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) with their IT modernization under a subcontract with Alpha Omega providing system and database administration as well as software development support. NCEI is the Nation’s leading authority for environmental data, and manages one of the largest archives…

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Columbus Software Engineering Division Appraised at CMMI Level 3

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 19, 2021 – Columbus Technologies and Services, Inc. (Columbus) today announced that its Software Engineering Division has been appraised at level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)®. The appraisal was performed by CommandTec on March 6, 2021. CMMI is a capability improvement framework that provides organizations with…

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Columbus Awarded NMITS Contract

Columbus is proud to announce that as a member of the Lynker team, it has been awarded the NOAA Mission Information Technology Services (NMITS) contract. The contract is a multi-award, ID/IQ with a 5-year base period and 5-year option period with a maximum value of $2.1 Billion. It will support the full life-cycle scope of…

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Top Minority-Owned Business Award 2021

Columbus is honored to have been recognized by LA Business Journal as the #23 Top Minority-Owned Business in the Greater Los Angeles Area. For nearly two decades, we have partnered with our nations’ federal agencies to provide mission-critical support to advance complex scientific, technical, and medical programs and projects. We are tremendously grateful for the…

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Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Successfully Lands on The Red Planet

We would like to express our profound gratitude to the more than 500 Columbus employees who have worked in partnership with JPL to make the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover landing a resounding success. These employees directly contributed to this mission, and their individual and collective expertise helped ensure today’s historic accomplishment. Columbus employees led efforts…

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Employee Highlight: Christopher Boswell

Meet Christopher Boswell: an Electronics Manufacturing Engineer at NASA JPL working on the Europa Clipper project. Christopher is a Californian through and through, born and raised in San Luis Obispo. He graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. One of his first jobs was working on Ground Control…

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Columbus Earns Recertification to ISO 9001:2015

Columbus has successfully earned recertification to ISO 9001:2015, an internationally recognized standard specifying the requirements for quality management systems. The ISO 9001 quality management systems standard helps Columbus demonstrate to customers that we can offer products and services of consistently high quality. It also acts as a tool to streamline our processes and make us…

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Columbus Supports Technologies on Sentinel-6

Saturday, November 21st marked the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite. It is the first of two identical satellites that will be launched 5 years apart in a 10-year NASA mission to allow continued and consistent data collection and observations of sea levels. NASA has developed this mission in partnership with the European Space…

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Employee Highlight: Briana Cantos

Meet Briana Cantos: an Electrical and Power Flight Systems Engineer at NASA JPL, a member of the Electrical Systems Engineering Group, and a proud Columbus employee supporting the Europa Clipper project. During 2017, Briana interned with the Europa Clipper Electrical Systems team while completing her B.S. in Electrical Engineering. She joined the Europa Clipper project…

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