SAIC & GomSpace signs Memorandum of Understanding 4/18/2023
SAIC & GomSpace signs Memorandum of Understanding
SAIC & GomSpace will partner for CubeSat, MicroSat and SmallSats Systems and Solutions for the Americas market.
Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC (https://www.saic.com/)) and GomSpace Group AB (GOMX) today signed a strategic partnership to provide government and commercial customers in the Americas with new space-based mission capabilities leveraging CubeSat’s and SmallSats. This partnership combines SAIC’s expansive mission domain knowledge, engineering, software, and integration capabilities, with GomSpace’s spacecraft technologies to achieve best-in-class solutions which can be rapidly deployed. The partnership will also deliver system elements such as software products, spacecraft components, fully integrated spacecraft, reliable in-orbit services and mission operations. SAIC becomes the exclusive U.S. integrator of GomSpace satellites and licensed product distributor, services reseller and space vehicle and mission integrator for GomSpace’s U.S. Government customers.
The agreement, a Memorandum of Understanding, was signed at the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, by David Ray, SAIC Senior Vice President of Space, and Frank Tobin, Executive Chairman of GomSpace North America.
“I am delighted to enter into this strategic partnership with SAIC”, says Carsten Drachmann, CEO of GomSpace, “SAIC is heavily investing in space capabilities and systems integration for critical missions like space domain awareness, autonomous rendezvous and proximity operations, and in-orbit servicing, This in combination with GomSpace’s extensive flight heritage in the SmallSat market, creates a very strong and competitive value proposition to both commercial and government customers in the US and across the Americas”.
Both companies have made recent advancements in space capability. SAIC is investing in a Space Systems Development Center within its 300,000 square foot Integration Facility in Charleston, South Carolina. The facility will perform payload, CubeSat, SmallSat, and launch rideshare integration in a single continuous flow.
GomSpace’s unique experience in designing and manufacturing satellite components and integrated satellite solutions pairs well with the space systems integration and government mission expertise of SAIC. The companies are developing a joint technology road map which will accelerate them toward the future development of exciting new space capabilities.
For more information on the SAIC space solutions, visit www.saic.com/space.
For more information about GomSpace, visit www.gomspace.com
For more information, please contact:
Carsten Drachmann (CEO)
Tel: +45 40 63 40 36
E-mail: cdra @ gomspace.com
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About GomSpace Group AB
The company’s business operations are mainly conducted through the wholly-owned Danish subsidiary, GomSpace A/S, with operational office in Aalborg, Denmark. GomSpace is a space company with a mission to be engaged in the global market for space systems and services by introducing new products, i.e. components, platforms and systems based on innovation within professional nanosatellites. The company is listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier exchange under the ticker GOMX. FNCA Sweden AB is the Company’s Certified Adviser. For more information, please visit our website on www.gomspace.com.
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https://mb.cision.com/Main/14387/3752638/1992976.pdf Press release_MoU
https://news.cision.com/gomspace-a-s/i/collaboration-3,c3168214 Collaboration 3