With a reputation for delivering 'best-in-class' solutions to high-profile customers in the space industry, Critical has been providing software services and products for mission-critical subsystems and interfaces since 1998.
Working in the Space, Ground and Earth Observation areas, Critical has established itself as a reliable, proactive and cost-effective partner for customers seeking innovative solutions to their most demanding challenges. Our first customer was the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, followed by Eumetsat in 2000 and the European Space Agency (ESA) in 2001. Currently, Critical works as a prime contractor or subcontractor with a wide range of companies and institutions including ESA, NASA, JAXA, EADS Astrium, Thales Alenia Space, and many others.
Our activities range from system or solution development to specialised services such as independent product assurance. With the blend of skills that comes from operating in this sector for more than ten years, we offer our customers the benefits of working with engineering teams familiar with the domain's standards and requirements. Whether in the production of high integrity software solutions (quality & product assurance, ISVV, RAMS) or the development of customised systems using the best available technologies and modelling methodologies, Critical has the experience you need to ensure your success.
Areas of Expertise
- Embedded & Real-time Systems
- Command & Control
- Verification, Validation & RAMS
- Independent Software Verification & Validation
- Mission Control Systems
- Payload Data Processing & Dissemination
- On-board Software Development
- Data Handling Systems
- Ground Segment
- Earth Observation
- Space & Launchers
Products & Services
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