Sidus Space Successfully Completes Critical Milestone of Environmental Testing of AI-Enhanced LizzieSat Satellite Ahead of Launch
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sidus Space (NASDAQ: SIDU) (the “Company” or “Sidus”), a multi-faceted Space and Data-as-a-Service company, today announced it has successfully completed environmental testing of its AI-enhanced LizzieSat satellite, marking a critical milestone in preparation for the upcoming launch expected in the first quarter of 2024.
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“Fully integrated LizzieSat spacecraft set up for Random Vibration testing at NTS Orlando” (Photo: Business Wire)
“This test is a critical step in validating that LizzieSat is ready for flight. In addition, we have completed other critical actions including obtaining the necessary launch and operating license,” said Lindsey Waitt, LizzieSat Program Manager. “I am incredibly proud of the Sidus Engineering team who has worked tirelessly to achieve this important milestone and we look forward to the launch of LizzieSat.”
Testing was completed by NTS Orlando where the LizzieSat Spacecraft underwent random vibration testing resulting in flight-qualification levels. The test was performed on the fully integrated LizzieSat Satellite that is manifested to launch into space early next year.
About Sidus Space
Sidus Space (NASDAQ: SIDU) is a Space and Data-as-a-Service satellite company focused on mission-critical hardware manufacturing; multi-disciplinary engineering services; satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations; and in-orbit support. The Company is located in Cape Canaveral, Florida, where it operates from a 35,000-square-foot manufacturing, assembly, integration, and testing facility focused on vertically integrated Space-as-a-Service solutions including end-to-end satellite support.
Sidus Space has a mission of Bringing Space Down to Earth™ and a vision of enabling space flight heritage status for new technologies while delivering data and predictive analytics to domestic and global customers. Any corporation, industry, or vertical can start their journey off-planet with Sidus Space’s rapidly scalable, low-cost satellite services, space-based solutions, and testing alternatives. More than just a “Satellite-as-a-Service” provider, Sidus Space is a trusted Mission Partner–from concept to Low Earth Orbit and beyond. Sidus Space is ISO 9001:2015, AS9100 Rev. D certified, and ITAR registered.
About NTS Orlando
Established in 1986 as Qualtest and acquired by NTS in 2015, NTS Orlando offers an extensive array of test services delivered by an experienced and resourceful team dedicated to serving the testing needs of Aerospace, Defense, and a variety of Commercial customers. Quality is recognized by many as a crucial aspect of conducting any successful test program and is a deeply held value at NTS Orlando. Customers can be assured of this commitment to quality by NTS Orlando’s A2LA and NVLAP ISO/IEC 17025 laboratory competence accreditations.
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Source: Sidus Space
Released October 31, 2023