FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 19, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. — ISYS Technologies (ISYS), headquartered in Colorado and a member of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration (Coalition), has been recognized as Lockheed Martin’s 2016 Orion Program Small Business of the Year, winning the prestigious Rigel Award. The award recognizes small business performance above and beyond contractual commitments. Supporting Orion since 2008, ISYS was recognized for years of providing exceptional engineering talent and their unwavering support of Orion outreach and advocacy initiatives.
“On behalf of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration and our members, we applaud ISYS and their team on this notable recognition not only as an Orion supplier, but also as a woman-owned small business,” said Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar, President of the Coalition. “ISYS, along with other Coalition members across the country, is working to advance NASA’s next generation of deep space systems and infrastructure to return Americans to deep space. We are proud to have ISYS as a Coalition member and extend our congratulations and appreciation for their outstanding contribution to our nation’s space program.”
For more information on ISYS, please visit their website www.isystechnologies.com
About the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration
The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration is a national organization of more than 60 space industry businesses and advocacy groups focused on ensuring the United States remains a leader in space, science and technology. Based in Washington D.C., the Coalition engages in outreach and education reinforcing the value and benefits of human space exploration and space science with the public and our nation’s leaders, building lasting support for a long-term, sustainable, strategic direction for our nation’s space program.
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