The Key to Propelling Space Evolution? Darwinism.

Breakthroughs in evolutionary computation could hold the future of satellite constellation design.

Using a massively parallel, multi-objective evolutionary optimization framework allowed the team to discover a new class of constellation design that extends mission life while reducing propellant costs.
From left to right: Aerospace Senior Engineer Specialist Marc DiPrinzio, Associate General Manager Dr. Matthew Ferringer, Systems Director Dr. Lake Singh and Engineering Specialist William Whittecar.

We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise.