Deep Space Systems celebrates its achievements and those of its employees. This page is to share some of the awards that we have earned together and as individuals.

Most Innovative Company

In 2019, Deep Space Systems was awarded the most innovative company during the Made in Colorado, Colorado Biz awards.

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Agency Small Business Subcontractor of the Year

The NASA Small Business Subcontractor of the Year is the highest award that a company with under 500 employees, performing work under a NASA contract, can achieve.

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Small Business Subcontractor of the Year

The Johnson Space Center Small Business Subcontractor of the Year is the highest award that a small business performing work under a Johnson Space Center contract can achieve.

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Orion Program Manager's Commendation:
Cynthia M. Begley

Cynthia Begley was also part of the Orion ATLO Team. She won a commendation for her work on both EM-1 and EM-2 of the Orion program.

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The Silver Snoopy

The Silver Snoopy is an award of excellence granted by astronauts to employees who have greatly contributed to the safety or success of a mission. Fewer than 1% of the aerospace workforce is awarded every year.  DSS Silver Snoopy winners include Steve Bailey, Cindy Begley and Matt Allen. 

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JSC Woman-Owned Business Subcontractor

Deep Space Systems is proud of our heritage as a woman-owned business since 2004.

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Orion Program Manager’s Commendation:
Greg Heinsohn

We proudly work with Lockheed Martin on the Orion program. Greg Heinsohn has won this award for his contributions in developing and executing ATLO Testing in the Orion Integration Test Lab.

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Pinnacle Award:
John Bailey

One of our Technical Visualization experts, John Bailey recently graduated from the Art Institute of Colorado and was awarded the Pinnacle Award. This award was for the most professional and exceptional Portfolio of all majors shown at his school's portfolio show.