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Mission Payloads

Our space electronics products and engineering solutions have been a critical part of NASA missions for decades. At the Goddard Space Flight Center, General Dynamics also continually has senior and staff-level engineers placed in launch and mission engineering activities on a wide range of NASA missions.


Our Small Deep Space Transponder (SDST) is providing a critical telecommunications link for the ongoing NASA MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) mission.

GPS III Satellites

General Dynamics is under contract with prime contractor Lockheed Martin to provide the GPS III Network Communications Element (NCE), including the UHF Crosslink and Tracking, Telemetry and Command (TT&C) subsystems.

Landsat 8

The General Dynamics Mission Systems team provides the systems engineering and integration services for the ground-based command and control system for the Landsat 8 Mission Operations Element (MOE).