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  • August 31, 2016

    Vantage Employee Receives Prestigious NASA Medal

    Vantage employee, Dr. William Wright, received the NASA Exceptional Technology Achievement Medal at the NASA Honors Awards Ceremony on August 31, 2016.  Dr. Wright received this medal for his sustained leadership and successful development of the LEWICE2D computational fluid dynamics (CFD)...

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  • August 28, 2016

    Vantage President Selected as NSBE Aerospace Entrepreneur of the Year

    Vantage Systems President & CEO, Joe Polk, has once again been named the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Aerospace Entrepreneur of the Year. Joe was also the 2014 recipient of the award. The award was presented at the NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference (ASC) Celestial Torch Awards...

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  • August 12, 2016

    GESS-3 Contract – Summer Picnic

    Vantage Partners, LLC (Vantage) held a GESS-3 Contract picnic on Friday, August 12th at the Cleveland MetroParks Chalet.  GESS-3 employees and their families were treated to a cookout meal of grilled chicken, barbecue ribs, roasted potatoes and vegetables, and ice cream sundaes.  Even...

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Vantage Systems

  • Aerospace Engineering Services contractor with 19 years GSFC experience
  • Provides services across entire program/project life cycle
  • Rated excellent in performance for all NASA contracts in quality, timeliness, and cost
  • Innovative web-based  IT services and products, including Parts Life Cycle Management, Task Order Response System
  • Prime contract for IT support at NASA
  • Multiple prime contracts with NASA, including MMS, LDCM, TIRS, ELC,  – ASD
  • Significant subcontractor on multiple NASA contracts, including PAAC-III, MSES, METS, SES, HST/MOSES-II, and WES
  • Exceptional employee retention rate  in excess of 96%
  • Recommended for ISO 9001:2008 Certification on June 21, 2011
  • Company executive management—Joe Polk (Pres/CEO) and Mike Ahan (EVP/COO)—possesses excellent understanding of NASA culture



  • Significant presence at GSFC with more than 600 personnel supporting GSFC, including long-term support to SED
  • Expertise in scientific data analysis that includes modeling of highly complex systems such as Global Climate Models; remote sensing data systems development for Earth and planetary atmospheres data; information technology (IT) inside research and development (R&D) environments; NASA software development; NASA mission and instrument systems engineering, ground systems development, and on-orbit operations
  • Award fee scores consistently in “Excellent” range
  • NASA GSFC Excellence Award (2005), NASA George M. Low Award winner (2006), and NASA ARC large business award (2010)
  • AS9100, CCMI, ISO 20000 Certified