SCISYS signs extension to European Space Agency contract

SCISYS signs extension to European Space Agency contract

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UK: SCISYS, a leading developer of IT services, has signed a one-year extension to its contract with the European Space Agency, worth in excess of EUR5 million. Under the terms of the contract, the company's engineers and flight dynamics experts are providing a service to the earth observation, science and astronomy missions operated by European Space Operations Centre(ESOC). The service includes attitude and orbit determination, command generation, mission analysis and planning, as well as software development, procedure generation and test and validation.

The software systems and IT provider said the one-year extension with the European Space Agency will see it provide a Flight Dynamics Operations Engineering Service to the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany, with CGI Germany acting as a subcontractor.

SCISYS said the value of the contract, which is in excess of EUR5 million, will be recognised in the 2014 financial year.

Source: Morning Star