The Design Knowledge Company has been awarded a $7.5 million contract for space operations software.

The company will support Joint Space Operations Center Mission System user-defined operational picture development, according to the Department of Defense contract announcement.

Design Knowledge "will provide continued user-defined operational picture software development necessary to accomplish required functional mission areas that fulfill the key lines of operation at the Joint Space Operations Center," the DoD said.

The work is scheduled to be completed by September 2018.