is an engineering and software company, providing a wide range of professional and engineering services.
We provide Training, Systems, Software, Communications Engineering and technical support services, as well as IT consulting services to the engineering markets, including the aerospace industry and its related agencies and organizations.
has professional capabilities in engineering, informatics (system integration and software development) and a long and recognised experience in Human Space Flights and Operations. Our personnel supported a wide range of Human Space Flight missions including the International Space Station (ISS) operations.
Our experience also encompasses astronauts training and ISS flight controller training and certification.
carries on research activities in various aerospace areas, including thermal and control systems. The capability of transferring and removing heat is a critical requirement of many industrial applications. Argotec, carrying out research activities on passive heat transfer technology, addresses this need providing real solutions which have also an immediate application on Earth.
Over recent years, the European Space Agency (ESA) contracted Argotec
as the unique European responsible of the space food development and supply for the European astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS). To meet this ambitious technological challenge, Argotec
developed independently a new research area for the study of nutritional food dedicated to the astronauts, the so-called Space Food Lab
, company name inspired by the Argonauts