Design By Analysis is a Gold Alliance partner in the Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program (SATOP), a NASA sponsored service which provides small businesses with up to 40 free hours of technical assistance. Since 2003, DBA has helped over 140 small companies with engineering challenges.

SATOP has recognized DBA with the following awards:

  • Certificate of Excellence – 2011

One of the Best Performing Gold Level Alliance Partners (tied for 1st place)

  • Award of Excellence – 2005
  • Best Performing Gold Alliance Partner – 2003
  • Best Performing New Alliance Partner  – 2003



“With its world-renowned reputation for being a leader in the mechanical engineering industry, we are confident that DBA will continue to provide invaluable expertise for a wide variety of small businesses with technical challenges,” said Ryan McLaughlin, SATOP – NY Engineering Manager.

SATOP’s Dec. 2012 Newsletter features two products which benefited from DBA’s technical expertise, including the analysis of an arm of a portable x-ray machine and the re-design of a bicep-powered bicycle. Read the newsletter here.

A summary of additional Design By Analysis SATOP success stories can be viewed here.

To be considered for free engineering assistance, visit SATOP’s site.