Who We Are | Vision and Values

Delivering Technical Leadership and Innovative Solutions

Innovative solutions require highly creative, resourceful, and motivated employees. At The Aerospace Corporation, we consider a challenging, respectful, and rewarding work environment an essential part of maintaining a workforce encompassing the best and brightest talent in our industry.

Aerospace employs approximately 3,500 people, 70 percent of whom are technical specialists. Among our technical staff, 70 percent hold advanced degrees, with over 700 of them holding a Ph.D. The specialties represented by our technical staff run the full range of scientific and technical disciplines necessary for the planning, acquisition, and development of space and ground support systems. These disciplines include:

  • Aeronautical and mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Civil, chemical, and general engineering
  • Computer science
  • Other engineering/science specialties

Our experience and knowledge span all facets of space systems, including systems engineering, testing, analysis, and development; acquisition support, launch readiness and certification; anomaly resolution; and the application of new technologies for existing and next-generation space systems. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists and engineers in the world.

Aerospace employees are creative, motivated, dedicated, and empowered to ensure the highest levels of individual and organizational performance. Our diverse team of committed employees takes great pride in delivering technical leadership and innovative solutions on programs of national importance.

Our Corporate Vision

To provide engineering solutions to the nation’s most complex challenges.

Our Corporate Values

The corporation’s commitment to its core values has made it the leading architect and principal technical resource for programs of national significance.

DEDICATION TO MISSION SUCCESS | Committed to assuring 100-percent mission success.

TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE | As the technical conscience of programs of national significance, Aerospace tackles the tough questions and delivers the candid answers.

COMMITMENT TO OUR PEOPLE | A rare collection of the smartest people in the field, fully empowered to do their best thinking and work.

INTEGRITY | A truly independent and unbiased nonprofit organization, with no competing agendas or incentives.

OBJECTIVITY | Always delivering the technical truth, no matter what.

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