Who We Serve | Our Customers

Providing Innovative Engineering Solutions for the Nation’s Most Complex Challenges

The Aerospace Corporation is an impartial and trusted partner, helping our customers meet or exceed their goals for tomorrow’s space and ground architectures. Our customers include:

The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), a unit of Air Force Space Command. Aerospace supports SMC’s mission to conduct research and development of U.S. military space and missile systems, as well as the acquisition, on-orbit testing, and sustainment of a number of national space programs, including:

The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The NRO designs, builds, and operates the nation’s reconnaissance satellites. NRO products, provided to customers like the Central Intelligence Agency and the Department of Defense, can warn of potential trouble spots around the world, help plan military operations, and monitor the environment. Aerospace supports the NRO by:

  • providing planning, development, test, and launch preparation support to classified NRO programs
  • supporting the NRO’s exploration and development of international and commercial partnerships in new reconnaissance systems
  • assisting the NRO in developing new imaging and remote-sensing capabilities for national security

Aerospace also supports a number of other organizations, including the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and the U.S. Army and Navy.

Civilian agencies and commercial companies are served by Vaeros, a division of The Aerospace Corporation. Vaeros only undertakes civil and commercial business projects that are in the national interest. Learn more at vaeros.org.

View All
View All
View All