TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KinetX Aerospace, the first commercial entity to provide spacecraft navigation services for NASA interplanetary missions, has achieved certification for both the AS9100 Rev. C and ISO9001:2008 standards. KinetX completed the Stage II audit with no major or minor nonconformities and no observations, a significant achievement for a small business entity.
“Attaining this recognition validates our total commitment to providing our customers with quality products and services, and it enables us to pursue business in new areas and to perform work as a prime contractor.”
“Earning these certifications is a major milestone for KinetX as we are one of a select few companies our size to achieve this status,” said Tony Goen, executive vice president for Phoenix Operations and Engineering. “Attaining this recognition validates our total commitment to providing our customers with quality products and services, and it enables us to pursue business in new areas and to perform work as a prime contractor.”
The AS9100 Rev. C Quality Management Standard is designed to meet stringent, complex and unique demands of defense and commercial aerospace, and is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, a process approach and continual improvement.
The ISO9001:2008 standard is implemented by over one million companies and organizations in over 170 countries, and forms the foundation of the quality systems for these and many more companies.
For more information on KinetX Aerospace’s Systems Engineering solutions for aerospace, defense, and communications systems or its Space Navigation and Flight Dynamics (SNAFD) team that specializes in the navigation of earth orbiting and deep space missions, please visit: www.kinetx.com or call us at 480-829-6600.
About KinetX Aerospace
KinetX, Inc. is an innovative engineering, technology, software development, and business consulting firm providing complete systems solutions for commercial and government markets. Specializing in aerospace systems, its engineers have an established track record of applying and integrating business applications that operate on the forefront of technology. With a well-earned reputation for efficient problem solving, KinetX has consistently increased client revenue, reduced costs, and accelerated timelines.
KinetX, Inc. is the first commercial entity to provide spacecraft navigation services for NASA interplanetary missions and is currently providing similar mission design and navigation services for three NASA missions: the MESSENGER mission that is currently orbiting the planet Mercury, the New Horizons mission that is on its way to fly past Pluto in 2015, and the newly selected OSIRIS-REx mission that will return to Earth a sample from asteroid RQ36.
KinetX, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, with additional offices in Simi Valley, California, and other employees located in Colorado and Virginia. It continues to build on the original goal of being a flexible, innovative company focused on what it does best - solving engineering challenges.