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Skytek Receives Prestigious ADS Step R&D Award

June 7, 2023

Skytek Receives Prestigious ADS Step R&D Award for Advancements in Augmented Reality for Spacecraft Assembly, Integration, and Test (AIT) Activities

Skytek, a renowned innovator in technology solutions, is thrilled to announce its recent achievement as the recipient of the highly esteemed ADS Step R&D Award supported by the UK Space Agency. This prestigious recognition acknowledges Skytek’s ground breaking advancements in Augmented Reality (AR) technology specifically tailored for the Spacecraft Assembly, Integration, and Test (AIT) sector.

The ADS Step R&D Award showcases Skytek’s commitment to pushing the boundaries and driving innovation in the application of AR technologies within the AIT domain. Through extensive research and development efforts, Skytek has successfully developed a range of cutting-edge enhancements that will revolutionize AIT activities.

Skytek’s enhanced AR product introduces several pioneering features that will redefine the landscape of AIT operations, fostering increased efficiency and effectiveness. One of the key highlights of Skytek’s award-winning AR enhancements is the radical improvement of the authoring environment, enabling the fast and efficient deployment of AR procedures and processes. Additionally, Skytek’s adherence to the emerging EGS-CC space standards ensures standardized information exchange between spacecraft and testing equipment. Furthermore, Skytek’s AR technology offers a fundamental shift from paper-based test reporting to a robust digital platform, significantly improving the quality and accessibility of test data.

“We are truly honoured to receive the ADS Step R&D Award, recognizing our dedication to advancing Augmented Reality technology in the AIT sector. This prestigious award is a testament to the hard work and innovative thinking of our team. We firmly believe that our AR technology will redefine the standards of efficiency, collaboration, and safety in spacecraft assembly, integration, and test activities.”

– Sarah Bourke, CEO of Skytek.

The ADS Step R&D Award further solidifies Skytek’s position as a trailblazer in the space and aerospace industries. With an unwavering commitment to research and development, Skytek continues to deliver cutting-edge products and services that empower organizations to achieve their mission-critical objectives. By leveraging the latest advancements in AR technology, Skytek remains at the forefront of innovation in the space sector.

For media inquiries or further information about Skytek’s award-winning AR enhancements, please contact:

Bruna Nunes

Marketing Communications Manager


Claire Reilly - Head of Business Development at Skytek accepts the award.

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