Systems Integration

Paragon is an expert in systems engineering and integration. Our core competencies of environmental and thermal control touch on all aspects of vehicle design and operation. Using a structured and value-added approach, Paragon delivers integrated system solutions and products for our customers. Our system-wide competencies include, but are not limited to: systems sensitivity, sizing, and trades analysis; vehicle system integration; requirements analysis, synthesis, and decomposition; and functional and behavioral analysis.


Image courtesy Northrop Grumman

Paragon is responsible for the design and implementation of the HALO Environment Control and Life Support System (ECLSS). The ECLSS provides a comfortable, shirt-sleeve environment for the visiting crew members during their stay at the Lunar Gateway.

StratEx Mission


StratEx is short for Stratospheric Explorer. The StratEx program goal was to develop a self-contained spacesuit and recovery system that would allow human exploration of the stratosphere above 100,000 feet. Mission accomplished!

Inspiration Mars

Image courtesy Inspiration Mars

Paragon performed all required analyses, generation of data products, and design of a closed-loop Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) and ECLSS Technology Development Unit (ETDU) that sufficiently demonstrated the required technologies to be applied to a 500‐day crewed mission to fly around Mars and back.