AUSTIN, Texas – September 15, 2021 – CesiumAstro, Inc., today announced it has secured AS9100 quality certification. A key milestone as the company readies to launch its first satellites into orbit this Fall.
Cesium has passed all quality audit requirements and received its AS9100D certification, widely recognized as the most adopted standard for quality management by the aerospace industry encompassing the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 quality standard and additional requirements for quality and safety critical to aerospace applications.
This certification comes after the successful completion of an extensive multi-site audit at both the company’s Austin and Denver facilities and affirms Cesium’s commitment to meeting and exceeding the demanding quality standards required by its customers.
Shey Sabripour, Founder and CEO of CesiumAstro, said:
“Cesium’s AS9100 certification is an important step in our company’s development roadmap. This certification formally recognizes our focus on quality which we have been building into our culture from day one.”
Preparing for an AS9100 certification audit is no small feat. Cesium’s Quality Manual and processes were developed from the ground-up with the full commitment of leadership with an emphasis on applying aerospace best practices to new space and airborne applications.
Vera Chuang, Manager of Quality at CesiumAstro, stated that:
“Given CesiumAstro’s growth trajectory and our commitment to mission critical applications, quality is a core value of our company, every employee recognizes that they play a critical role in supporting and improving CesiumAstro’s quality management system as well as ensuring we deliver the best products to our customers.”
Receiving this certification displays the commitment of CesiumAstro in developing a management system that aligns with the wider business strategy, making the organization accountable in all business processes, while improving communications and driving continuous improvements.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in Broomfield, Colorado, CesiumAstro builds high-throughput, software-defined phased array communication payloads for airborne and space platforms including satellites, missiles, UAV, and more. Cesium’s full-stack, multi-mission hardware and software products enable a range of commercial, government and defense objectives. CesiumAstro provides full in-house design, manufacturing and testing capabilities based on the AS9100 standard.