Space Systems

ILC Dover has been a pioneer in state of the art space development and production programs since the 1960s.  Our company culture and competencies focus on high quality, reliable softgoods for demanding applications.  It doesn't get more demanding than the harsh environment of space with the broad temperature ranges and challenging conditions on the moon, Mars, and outer space.
  • Our Z-2 space suit, the most advanced composite suit in the world, is the first vacuum ready EVA space suit since the late 1970’s.
  • Our customized impact bags will safely bring astronauts back to Earth from the International Space Station
  • Our advanced inflatable space habitats are ready to protect astronauts in Low Earth Orbit and beyond
  • Our leadership in advanced materials and manufacturing is pioneering the way for inflatable decelerators