Benefits in the beyond
Expanding our potential in the unknown
Every advancement we make starts with a question: What if? What if we could fly above our atmosphere? Done. What if we could land on the moon? Done. But we aren't done. 400 space missions later, side-by-side with NASA and the U.S. military, our telecommunications technology is circling multiple planets. And it’s showing us sights no human has ever seen.
What if? It's a powerful question. And it’s always guiding what we do next.
Supporting Starliner & The Future of Manned Spaceflight
Near earth or deep space, we specialize in communications and electronics for all spacecraft. Discover our full suite of solutions.
We design, build and manage ground-based systems that enable communications and control of satellite networks and spacecraft exploring the unknown.
WE’RE NOT JUST CELEBRATING HISTORY, WE’RE STILL MAKING IT.
When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon, an S-Band Transponder built by General Dynamics was the only communications link the Apollo 11 Astronauts had to Earth. From Apollo 11 to the Next Giant Leap, explore how we support NASA Missions.
We engineer spaceflight-proven digital payloads for advanced missions requiring complex RF communications, signal processing and on-board software updates.
Our experienced engineers work side-by-side with the U.S. Navy and NASA in mission operations centers to design and fly some of the world's most sophisticated satellites and spacecraft.
Delivering The Mission - From Space To Earth
From designing the communication transponders that transmitted Neil Armstrong's first words from the Moon...
To building next-generation ground systems responsible for managing the day-to-day mission and operations of satellite networks...
We're committed to delivering technology that enables the national security, intelligence and scientific missions of today and tomorrow.
We build reliable, high-speed encryptors which ensure that critical data from satellites and spacecraft doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.
From highly precise beryllium machining to Iridium communications services.
Two General Dynamics Small Deep Space Transponders and a power amplifier will help NASA’s Perseverance Rover explore Mars. The transponders are the rover’s communications link to NASA, transmitting data and images over 100 million miles back to Earth.
Each year, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recognizes their top performing employees and partners with their Agency Honor Awards. This year, two General Dynamics Mission Systems employees were awarded much deserved medals.
Over the course of more than 20 years of operating, maintaining and sustaining satellite communication systems, I have witnessed unnecessary challenges as sustainment was an afterthought and not factored in early on. Coupling sustainment with the enterprise operations and maintenance design is impe…