Created in a first of its kind partnership with the US Space Force, Astro provides a complete UX Tool Kit for mission critical applications.
Astro is the only publicly available, open-source Design System for applications used in the operation, monitoring and maintenance of space vehicles.
Currently used across multiple programs in US Space Force’s Space Systems Command, Astro breaks down legacy stovepipes by enabling the creation of consistent user interfaces, reducing both user training and application development time.
- SPACE DoD
- NEW APP UI/UX DESIGN
- UX DESIGN SYSTEM
- UX STRATEGY
The fundamental atomic level elements of the
Each Monday the Astro Team gathers on Zoom to
update the community on progress, forthcoming
features, solicit feedback and provide UX guidance
to Astro stakeholders.
Clear actionable compliance language helps
developers and designers to deliver applications
that achieve a baseline level of compliance.
Comprehensive documentation on best practices,
compliance requirements and implementation
details derived from thousands of hours of direct
operator engagements, as well as industry and DoD standards.
W3C standard Web Components that ensure long
term support, performance, accessibility and
innate security, while avoiding vendor lock-in and
“flavor of the month” technologies.
The only publicly available, open-source Design System for applications used in the operation, monitoring and maintenance of space vehicles.
A consistent set of icons specializing on the needs
of space operators, while leveraging an existing
library of generic icons.
More than just LEGO bricks or contrived “sample
applications,” Astro provides detailed
documentation, schematics and prototypes to
solve real-world needs of Space Force operators.
Astro provides multiple levels of support through various channels including standard e-mail, Slack, GitHub, and Figma for designers.
Ensuring all SSC applications are created using best-practice, user-centered design.
Common and consistent user interfaces to reduce training and application development time. Bringing SSC space applications into the 21st century with the user experience today’s Guardians demand.