About Yamcs

Yamcs /jæmz/ is open source software developed by Space Applications Services, an independent Belgian company, with a subsidiary in Houston, USA.

The aim of Space Applications Services is to research and develop innovative systems, solutions and products and provide services to the aerospace and security markets and related industries. Activities cover manned and unmanned spacecraft, launch/re-entry vehicles, control centres, robotics and a wide range of information systems.

Yamcs is developed around the criteria of flexibility and open source code to innovate, reduce MCS development, implementation and integration costs through easy expandability, scalability, and adaptability over time.


Space Applications Services
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1932 Zaventem


In a sector already full of acronyms, we prefer to use Yamcs as a word instead of an acronym. We pronounce it /jæmz/ and stylize with an uppercase Y.


  • Yamcs
  • the Yamcs project


  • YaMCS

In source code and other computer references we often use all-lowercase: yamcs


Below is a large rendering of our logo. Feel free to use or adapt. When used as a hyperlink, we recommend linking to https://yamcs.org

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Yamcs Logo