Dynetics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, has been selected as one of the prime contractors for the Artemis Human Landing System (HLS). NASA plans to land Americans—including the first woman—on the Moon by 2024.
As part of the Safety and Mission Assurance Integrated Product Team (IPT), APT will support System Safety Engineering for Dynetics HLS elements (ALPACA, Crew Module (CM), and Modular Propellant Vehicle (MPV), System Reliability and Maintainability, Software Assurance, and coordinate and oversee software Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V).
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The Dynetics team is composed of a broad and diverse set of small and mid-size businesses with industry-recognized space technical expertise, programmatic experience, along with the Government, positioned to excel in all of its assigned roles. The team is specifically built to be fast and responsive in order to minimize schedule and reduce schedule risk.
APT CEO John Fellows remarked, “This certainly is a monumental step forward for both our country and A-P-T Research, Inc. We take a great deal of pride in assuring the safety of the HLS and in playing such a critical role in one our nation’s crewed space exploration programs. We definitely are part of history in the making.”