Jackson and Tull’s Aerospace Engineering Division (AED) provides a broad array of technical services to the aerospace industry. We offer proven capabilities in systems engineering and engineering support, engineering design, integration and test, advanced research and engineering services, mission operations, technology demonstration support, and facility operations and management.

Jackson and Tull AED is AS9100 Rev. D, ISO 9001:2015 certified, and provides expertise in the following fields of aerospace engineering:

Systems Engineering and Support

  • Systems Interface Control
  • Requirements Development
  • Analysis and Traceability
  • Mission Support
  • Reliability Analysis
  • Risk Assessment
  • Quality Engineering

Technology Demonstration Support

  • Payload Integration
  • Balloon Operations
  • Airship Experiment Support
  • Passive and Active Sensors
  • Cryocooler Technologies

Integration and Test

  • Ground Support Systems/Simulators
  • Electrical and Mechanical Fabrication
  • Assembly and Integration
  • Test Planning and Development
  • Environmental, Qualification, and Acceptance Testing

Engineering Design

  • Flight Electronics Design
  • Cable/Harness Design
  • Mechanical Design
    • Mechanism Design
      • Including development of actuating motors
    • S/C Structure Design
    • MGSE Design
      • Assembly Dollies/Fixtures and associated equipment
      • Transportation Dollies/Fixtures and associated equipment
      • Large Offload Structures
  • Structural/Thermal/Stress Analysis
  • Package Design
  • Parts and Components Engineering
  • Black Box Packaging Design
    • Structural Analysis
    • Finite Element Modeling
    • Thermal Analysis
  • Design and Fabrication of Mechanical Simulators and Mockups

Facility Operations and Management

  • Equipment Operations and Management
  • Property Control
  • Safety and Inspection Reviews
  • Quality Assurance
  • Configuration and Data Management
  • Polymerics, ESD, and Cable/Crimp/Harness Training

Mission Operations

  • Mission Analysis and Planning
  • Spacecraft Operations Engineering
  • Ground System Design and Development
  • Control Center Operations
  • Off-Line Engineering including
    • Trend Analysis, Anomaly Investigation, and Fault Analysis