SPACE SYSTEMS INTEGRATION & OPERATIONS
ZIN designs and operates International Space Station payloads and experiments, specializing in both pressurized and unpressurized space environments. ZIN has over two decades of heritage providing operations for microgravity space experiment and technology demonstration experiments from the era of the now retired Russian MIR Space Station through Space Shuttle to the current operational ISS. The operations and integration team at ZIN works with hardware and software designers to develop and integrate spaceflight hardware with corresponding crew procedures, crew training programs, operational concepts, and operational planning products required to successfully and efficiently conduct on-orbit operations.
ZIN has supported near continuous operations 24 hours a day, seven days a week for more than a decade for ISS payloads and facilities. Our staff includes specialists in payload planning, mission analysis, science definition and operations, command and control, human factors, on-orbit operations schedule development and maintenance, hardware and software engineering, data processing and archival as well as program and technology management.
In addition, the ZIN Integration & Operations team: