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January 7, 1988

WICAT WINS SOFTWARE SUPPORT ENVIRONMENT TRAINING SYSTEM FOR NASA SPACE STATION

By CBR Staff Writer

Wicat Systems Inc, Orem, Utah, now a niche player in the educational and training market, has a contract to supply Lockheed Missiles and Space Co with computer-based training systems, software, courseware design and consulting services for the Software Support Environment for the NASA Space Station programme. Others with Lockheed on the $242m software effort include Planning Research Corp, Ford Aerospace and Communications Corp and Science Applications International Corp. The automated support environment will be used for development of all flight software for what will be the first US manned space station. It integrates the high technology tools, rules and procedures which support the engineering disciplines required to build large complex systems such as the Space Station. The Support Environment will eventually be distributed within numerous facilities across the US at the NASA centres and aerospace contractor sites, and will reach into space-borne platforms to support the development, deployment and sustaining engineering of Space Station software. Initial delivery of Wicat training workstations has been made to Lockheed’s Houston facility alongside the Johnson Space Center. Additional training workstations and training products will be delivered periodically during the first 27 months of the contract, as the software production facilities are established at NASA bases throughout the US.

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