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2009 Ai Solutions Capabilities

  1. 1. Corporate Capabilities
  2. 2. Presentation Overview • Corporate Overview • Aerospace Engineering Services • Information Services Capabilities • Commercial off-the-Shelf (COTS) Mission Analysis/Ground System Software - FreeFlyer ™ • Summary • Other Resources 2
  3. 3. Corporate Overview 3
  4. 4. Company Profile a.i. solutions is a small business provider of: 10% Aerospace Engineering Services 30% 60% Information Services Engineering Services Commercial off-the-Shelf (COTS) Mission Information Services Analysis/Ground System Software - FreeFlyer™ COTS Software Regional Office Colorado Springs, CO Founded in 1996, self- capitalized, privately held Corporate Headquarters 185+ employees nationwide Lanham, MD GSFC 2008 Revenue: $22 Million Greenbelt, MD NASA HQ Profitable since inception Washington, DC with sustained growth >15% San Bernardino, CA MDA Falls Church, VA, Dahlgren, VA NAICS: 541330, 541511, 541512, 541513, 541519, Chandler, AZ Tucson, AZ Regional Office 541712 Sandia National Labs Regional Office Cape Canaveral, FL Albuquerque, NM Huntsville, AL KSC, FL Redstone, AL 4
  5. 5. Key a.i. solutions Values & Discriminators We partner with our customers to achieve their goals, seeking out long-term relationships in the industry We always sustain the highest levels of business integrity We promote a corporate culture that attracts and retains top-notch personnel, including industry-recognized experts Our innovative approaches provide better services, solutions and cost-savings for our customers We have an exceptional reputation and flawless past performance 5
  6. 6. Major Contracts & Contract Vehicles • NASA Mission Operations/Mission Services (MOMS) • NASA Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Support (ELVIS) • NASA Mission Engineering and Technical Services (METS) • NASA HQ Information Technology Support Services (HITSS) • MDA Quality, Safety, and Mission Assurance (MDA/QS) • USAF, Rocket Systems Launch Program (RSLP) • USAF GPS Launch, Anomaly Resolution and Disposal Operations (LADO) • GSA Professional Engineering Services – Contract #GS- 23F-0124L • GSA Schedule 70 – IT Products and Professional Services – Contract #GS-35F-0268R 6
  7. 7. Customers – Past and Present InDyne, Inc. 7
  8. 8. Aerospace Engineering Services Capabilities 8
  9. 9. Aerospace Engineering Core Capabilities a.i. solutions provides engineering expertise in: • Spacecraft Engineering/Satellite Navigation—pre-mission Navigation planning through launch, operations, and disposal. • Launch Vehicle/Missiles Systems Engineering—mission analysis, Engineering trajectory design, payload integration, quality and mission assurance Over 200 DoD and NASA missions supported! 9
  10. 10. Spacecraft Engineering & Satellite Navigation Expertise Mission Design—earth, lunar & planetary Flight Dynamics Ground System Design & Integration Space Situational Awareness (SSA), Conjunction Assessment, Collision Avoidance Maneuver Planning & Trajectory Optimization Orbit & Attitude Determination & Analysis Spacecraft Operations Sensor Calibration Formation/Constellation Design Coverage/Communication Analysis 10
  11. 11. Launch Vehicle & Missiles Systems Engineering Mission Analysis – Vehicle performance analysis and selection – Trajectory design and optimization – Guidance, Navigation & Control (GN&C) analysis – Thermal analysis – Electromagnetic Interference/ Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMI/EMC) analysis – Dynamic environments Launch console support Payload integration & test Structural engineering Parts, materials and process, manufacturing and reliability 11
  12. 12. Selected Examples GSFC Flight Dynamics Support Services (FDSS)—Satellite Operations and Analysis Customer: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Description: a.i. solutions performs mission concept studies; trade space analyses, pre-mission requirements analysis/planning; software/ground system development, test and evaluation; sustaining and systems engineering for NASA GSFC-based missions. We also manage and maintain the Flight Dynamics Facility (FDF) – a multi-contractor, multi-mission NASA facility which provides routine (i.e. daily, weekly) and critical (24/7) operations support to ELV and flight/test missions, manned spaceflight, and spacecraft payload missions. The facility supports NASA, DoD, NOAA and commercial space assets. MDA Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Program - Quality, Safety, and Mission Assurance Customer: Missile Defense Agency Quality, Safety, and Mission Assurance Directorate (MDA/QS) Description: a.i. solutions provides quality, safety, and mission assurance (QSMA) systems engineering to MDA/QS. Our support extends to the Test and Engineering Directorates (MDA/DT, MDA/DE) and the MDA Systems Engineer. We provide systems engineering support to: Sensors, Ground-based Midcourse Defense, Targets & Countermeasures, Aegis BMD, Space Tracking and Surveillance System, and Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications We support flight and/or ground test execution; monitoring compliance with MDA standards and requirements, and provide expertise in parts, materials and process, manufacturing and reliability of electronic systems and mechanical structures at Orbital Sciences, Chandler, AZ and Raytheon, Tucson, AZ KSC – Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Support Customer: NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Description: a.i. solutions provides launch vehicle/payload integration and expendable launch vehicle (ELV) certification. We have supported 33 ELV missions from three different launch sites on multiple launch vehicles and configurations (Lockheed Martin Atlas II/V; Boeing Delta II/IV; Orbital Pegasus XL and Taurus). Work encompasses technical assessments of launch vehicle designs, hardware qualification, and mission assurance reviews through independent verification and validation (IV&V) throughout the mission life cycle. 12
  13. 13. Information Services Capabilities 13
  14. 14. Information Services Core Capabilities a.i. solutions provides expertise in: Information Assurance • Risk-based IT Security • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Continuous Monitoring • Certification & Accreditation (C&A) • Business Continuity Planning Mission-Critical IT • Web-based Business Information Solutions • Applications Development • System Management and Modernization 14
  15. 15. Information Assurance Our Information Assurance model protects critical IT components. Our approach to IT Security proactively identifies and mitigates risks. a.i. solutions: Ensures FISMA Compliance Follows NIST Methodology Performs Certification and Accreditation 15
  16. 16. Mission-Critical IT Web-based Business Information Solutions – Design, development and implementation of secure, web-based, platform independent solutions • Enterprise program management • Knowledge capture/management • Business process management Application Development – Customization based on user specific requirements – Microsoft SharePoint solutions – Custom solutions System Management and Modernization (including IT infrastructure) – Enterprise system management – Modernization of legacy systems 16
  17. 17. Specific IT Expertise Capability Areas: Tools: Certification and Accreditation (C&A) C&A: ASSERT (EPA), RMS (SecureInfo), Vulnerability Scanning Cyber Security Assessment Management Incident Response (DOJ), Xacta IA Manager (Telos), System Security Management Custom Built (For Internal/External Software Design, Development, Integration Audits) and Maintenance (Languages: Microsoft.NET Intrusion Detection: Snort, SourceFire Framework (2.0, 3.0/3.5), Visual Studio, Anti-Virus: McAfee, Symantec jQuery, Visual Studio Team System, ADO.NET, Vulnerability Scanning: Nessus, Silverlight, WCF, WPF, Microsoft SharePoint Foundstone Designer, XML, JAVA, .NET, C++, ANSI-C, C#, Content Filter: WebSense, SurfControl PERL, ASP, HTML, FORTRAN) Web App Security Testing: IBM Web Content, Portal Development and Asset AppScan Management Forensics: EnCase, Access Data Forensics Database Analysis, Design, Development Toolkit and Maintenance (Oracle, MS SQL Server) Wi-Fi Network Analyzer: AirMagnet System Hardware and Administration (Sun Database Vulnerability: Solaris, UNIX, Linux, AIX, MS Windows, AppDetectivePro VMWare Virtualization Technology, OS Management, Maintenance, Patch Application) Network Administration, Security, LAN/WAN Topology, Design and Implementation System Monitoring and User Administration Client Services: Training, Technical Support and Help Desk Support (Hardware, Software) 17
  18. 18. Selected Examples NASA HQ – Headquarters Information Technology Support Services (HITSS) Customer: NASA HQ Description: a.i. solutions provides IT services including planning, developing, implementing, integrating, and evaluating NASA and federal IT systems and activities for all agency mission directorates and support offices at NASA Headquarters. We provide IT security management, information assurance and ensure FISMA compliance. Visual Statistics Information Online (VISION)—MDA/QS Customer: Missile Defense Agency Quality, Safety, and Mission Assurance Directorate (MDA/QS) Description: a.i. solutions developed the (Visual Statistics Information Online) VISION system, a secure web application used to gather and display safety and quality metrics for all MDA programs. VISION allows MDA/QS to easily access quantitative and historical metric data and perform automated metrics evaluation, which aids in determining risks across MDA and Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Programs. Engineering Review Board Information System (ERBIS)—KSC Launch Services Program Customer: NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Description: a.i. solutions developed the Engineering Review Board Information System (ERBIS)—a secure, web application that stores, processes and retrieves information/data generated by the NASA KSC’s ELV Engineering Review Process (ERP). This web-based system is available to all approved personnel, from any location, and allows users to quickly and easily submit and retrieve data and information relevant to the ERP. ERBIS enables the creation of metrics that facilitate trending and tracking of issues used in risk evaluation. ERBIS is searchable by launch vehicle, mission, part number, system or vendor. ERBIS provides an efficient way for NASA to enforce the ERP and serves as the official knowledgebase for all ELV vehicle analysis, vehicle certification and lessons learned. 18
  19. 19. COTS Mission Analysis/Ground System Software COTS Mission Analysis/Ground System Software TM 19
  20. 20. FreeFlyer Uses A Single Tool for: Comprehensive flight dynamics functionality for satellite ground systems Pre-mission planning and concept studies through launch, station- keeping and disposal operations Space mission analysis and trajectory design Automating labor-intensive trade space analyses 20
  21. 21. Key Features 3D & 2D Visualization All Orbits – LEO, GEO, GPS, HEO, Deep Space Scalable for Constellations & Formations Automation in Flight Dynamics Systems & Analysis SOA/Interoperability with COTS, GOTS, TT&C and custom applications High Performance Computing Decision-making Scripting Language Coverage and Visibility Analysis Orbit/Trajectory Computations Maneuver Planning & Analysis Propulsion System Modeling Orbit Determination SSA/Collision Avoidance/Conjunction Analysis Parametric Analysis Monte Carlo Analysis Customizable User Interface Customizable Reporting and Plotting 21
  22. 22. Selected Examples Collision Assessment and Risk Analysis – NASA Conjunction Assessment System (CAS) Customer: NASA GSFC Description: a.i. solutions built an automated FreeFlyer-based Conjunction Assessment System (CAS) that provides daily collision risk analysis, assessment and operations for nearly 100 DoD, NASA, NOAA and commercial satellite programs spanning low earth orbit to geosynchronous. Operational collision risk assessment consists of receiving daily close approach predictions from the Air Force, quantifying the collision risk, and developing risk mitigation strategies as necessary, such as planning avoidance maneuvers to avoid debris and other spacecraft. Global Positioning System (GPS) Launch and Early Orbit, Anomaly Resolution, and Disposal Operations (LADO) Customer: USAF Description: a.i. solutions designed and developed the FreeFlyer-based Mission Planning (MP) element for the new GPS LADO ground system which replaced the legacy mainframe GPS Command-and-Control System (CCS). The new system allows integrated telemetry, command and control, mission planning and mission operations support for the entire GPS constellation of satellites, from spacecraft separation through end of life disposal, to be consolidated under the authority of the Air Force 2nd Space Operations Squadron (2SOPS) at Schriever Air Force Base. The FreeFlyer subsystem provides satellite orbit and attitude determination, orbit and attitude maneuver planning, maneuver command generation, planning products generation, and advanced database capabilities, supporting all current GPS satellites and an unlimited number of future GPS satellites. Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) Customer: NASA/USGS Description: a.i. solutions is using FreeFlyer to develop the flight dynamics component of the LDCM ground system with a major theme of automation. FreeFlyer is used to interface with an SOA-like autonomous architecture, and is used to autonomously create orbit event products, plan maneuvers, and perform orbit and attitude determination. 22
  23. 23. Summary a.i. solutions brings to each customer: – Industry-recognized technical experts with a passion for excellence – Innovative approaches to solving problems – A corporation dedicated to providing our niche focus with superior products and services – An impeccable reputation as a trusted partner in our industry – Excellent past performance with major space and defense agencies such as NASA, USAF and MDA 23
  24. 24. Other Resources Our website offers many resources: On-line library of published articles and technical papers by a.i. solutions technical experts: http://www.ai-solutions.com/library/tech.asp Published Case Studies and Success Stories: http://www.ai-solutions.com/library/success.asp Technical Briefs: http://www.ai-solutions.com/library/briefs.asp 24