WHY FSDK?

6 POWERFUL REASONS TO CHOOSE THE FSDK

The FSDK allows you to combine bespoke and pre-validated library software components. This means you can develop your spacecraft flight software faster and with greater reliability – whether it’s a single nano-satellite or a large constellation.

Reduced time to market

Our component library covers most basic flight software functionality and allows you to focus on the unique parts of your space mission, helping you to significantly reduce development time.

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Reduced risk

Our heavily-tested components come pre-validated with extensive flight heritage, reducing the risk of failure and giving you a peace of mind.

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Supports unique missions

The component-based architecture means that your software can be quickly and easily supplemented with new components to support additional capabilities, tailored to your unique and specific space mission.

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Scalability

As your space system grows, the FSDK ensures that your spacecraft flight software package can adapt quickly and easily, meaning that you won’t have to re-design it from scratch.

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Allows for multiple vendors

The FSDK allows you to use multiple hardware vendors, even within a single constellation, which means you can choose the most appropriate and cost-effective option for your space mission.

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Ease of use and support

The FSDK does not require specialist skills, thanks to its inherent simplicity and ease of use, coupled with a full year of support and maintenance, including training to get you started.

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THE FSDK IN ORBIT

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IOD-1 GEMS

The IOD-1 mission was the key first step in the OMS’s GEMS programme roll-out to test commercial viability of the service and prove the concept and technology.

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News & Events

ESA ARTES Pioneer programme

We are starting development work as part of the partnership with AAC Clyde Space to deliver a multi-year ESA ARTES Pioneer programme, funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) and…

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Launched Missions

We are flight-proven. View our hall of fame: the list of missions that took our software to orbit.

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Another Five Spacecraft Launched With Our Flight Software Onboard

The Faraday Phoenix and KSF1 missions add to the list of successfully launched spacecraft with our software onboard, taking the current total to 24 satellites, with many more in development.

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TECHNICAL INFO

HOW IT WORKS

Learn more about how exactly the FSDK works, its capabilities and design.

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an extensive library of pre-validated components covering all space mission needs and developed to a strict coding standard for mission-critical software

a lightweight framework which promotes portability and modularity, allowing individual layers to be modified or substituted without impacting layers above and below

tooling to support component development, software integration and testing, which helps guide engineers through the process rapidly, promoting an agile and iterative approach

SERVICES

NEED MORE HELP?

We offer a wide of range of services to assist spacecraft owners, developers and integrators with flight, ground or entire end-to-end mission solutions. Whether you need a complete turn-key solution, mentoring support or bespoke components – we are here to help.

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complete turnkey solutions

mentoring and support for capability-building

bespoke components for your space mission

model-based engineering services

INTEGRATED SOLUTION

MISSION CONTROL SOFTWARE

For maximum efficiency, increased performance and reduced operating costs, make sure to take advantage of the seamless integration of our space- and ground-based products.

Mission Control Software

Product

Mission Control Software

Easy-to-use monitoring and control of onboard changes during development and flight

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