Official Transition Page

POPS-I Contract

The Prototype Operations I (POPS-I) contract is a procurement for research and development satellite operations and support services for the U.S. Space Force, Space Systems Command’s Innovation and Prototyping Delta (SSC/SZI). The directorate’s goal is to accelerate mission design and integration, launch operations, and ground system test support to provide reliable, low-cost access to space. These services will primarily occur at Kirtland Air Force Base, NM and Schriever Space Force Base, CO.

a.i. solutions, a leading mission engineering and technology enabler, will provide its proven capabilities in performing satellite operations and support services to include pre-launch, launch and early orbit, on-orbit operations, and anomaly resolution for the POPS-I opportunity with the USSF SMC/SZI.

POPS-I Transition Schedule

POPS-I Town HallAcoma Room at the Marriott
2101 Louisiana Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM
July 12, 2022 (12PM, 5PM, & 8PM)
POPS-I Town Halla.i. solutions Regional Office
2060 Briargate Pkwy. Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO
July 14, 2022 (12PM & 5PM)
Welcome Aboard SocialAlbuquerque, NMAugust 30, 2022 (5PM – 7PM)
Welcome Aboard SocialColorado Springs, COAugust 31, 2022 (4PM – 6PM)

Join Our Team for POPS-I

a.i. solutions provides a challenging work environment that delivers the best solutions while maximizing employee’s potential. We achieve this daily by living our Core4 values—Customer, Team, Company, and Self. Our culture boasts a high bar and asks a lot of our Team! We expect our Team to not only help each other live the values, but hold each other responsible up, down and across the organization.

POPS-I Job Fairs

Job FairsLocationTime
Virtual Job Fair – HireX (Entry to Mid-Level)Albuquerque, NMJune 16th @ 11am – 2pm MDT
Virtual Job Fair – HireX (Diversity)Albuquerque, NMJune 21st @ 11am – 2pm MDT
Virtual Job Fair – HireX (Veteran)Albuquerque, NMJune 30th @ 11am – 2pm MDT

Contact Information

For general information regarding the POPS-I transition or schedule of events, contact:

Mike Mason, Transition Manager
Title: a.i. solutions | Director, NSSP Development & Operations
Email: POPS-I Transition Manager

Dedicated Incumbent Email for Recruiting, Benefits, and Security Information or Questions: