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Swamp Works

Surface Systems Engineering

Kennedy Space Center’s Swamp Works, provides Government and commercial space ventures with the technologies required for working and living on the surfaces of the Moon or other planets and bodies in our solar system.  The Swamp Works team establishes rapid, innovative and cost-effective exploration mission solutions through leveraging of partnerships across NASA, industry and academia.  Concepts start small and build up fast, with lean development processes and a hands-on approach.  Testing is performed in early stages to drive design improvements.   

Swamp Works provides concepts, architecture studies and trades, designs, data, technology development, technology demonstration hardware, flight hardware, testing, flight support and knowledge in support of the development of surface systems. 

The Office consists of four teams with associated laboratories and test capabilities: 

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