Sidus Space, Inc., a Space-as-a-Service company focused on mission-critical hardware manufacturing combined with commercial satellite design, manufacture, launch, and data collection, has earned an enhanced AS9100 certification expanding the scope to include engineering. Sidus Space has been AS9100 certified in manufacturing since 2013. AS9100 certification sets the worldwide aerospace quality standards as well as the quality requirements of Department of Defense (DoD), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
AS9100 certification expands on the ISO9001 quality standards and adds additional regulatory requirements and notations pertaining specifically to aerospace quality needs. AS9100 is backed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) which includes representatives from many major worldwide aerospace companies.
“I am extremely proud of my team for their steadfast dedication to continuously improve by monitoring our internal business processes, creating efficiencies and increased productivity. This is part of our culture at Sidus Space and has a direct impact on maintaining high quality and achieving our customers’ expectations,” said Carol Craig, Sidus Space Founder and CEO. “Being able to enhance our AS9100 certification reaffirms that we are doing the right things and is imperative for our role as a supplier to our large aerospace customers. We have been manufacturing space hardware for the last decade, and we place significant emphasis on quality, reliability, and safety. AS9100 certification increases our customers’ confidence that we will continue to deliver quality products and services.”