Astrotech Corporation, a leading provider of commercial space services, today announced its Astrotech Space Operations subsidiary is partnering with Syncomm, a derivative of the esteemed Hughes Aircraft Company, to provide the commercial satellite customer with expertise in end-to-end aerospace systems.
â€œAdding this component to our existing core capabilities further strengthens Astrotechâ€™s End-to-End Mission Assurance model,â€ explains General (ret) Lance W. Lord, Astrotech Space Operations chief executive officer. â€œWe are now able to provide greater support for our satellite customers offering enhanced, more comprehensive capabilities.â€
Tapping competencies from aerospaceâ€™s top innovators and leaders, Astrotech-Syncomm Engineering Services will provide customers with an inclusive solution including cost-effective pricing structures, engineering services, and reliability models during any point in the satelliteâ€™s lifecycle. Syncomm Engineering Services, comprised of Hughes and other aerospace industry experts, provides resources in multiple engineering disciplines including mechanical, electrical, environmental, and optical engineering for both ground and space-based projects and programs. Also included in the Astrotech-Syncomm enterprise is Develecom, a strategic solutions company bringing project financing, insurance and underwriting support.
â€œIt is our vision to leverage Astrotechâ€™s 25 years of payload engineering prowess to provide services at substantially competitive price points,â€ said Randy Brinkley, Syncomm co-founder. â€œAstrotech-Syncomm will capitalize on the extensive professional knowledge and technical expertise of the Hughes legacy to provide high-quality engineering, as well as strategic business services to its aerospace customers.â€