Aerospace Highlights

Launch Success for GPS IIF-8

Posted October 30, 2014

Spewing smoke and emitting a fiery flash, an Atlas V launch vehicle powered the latest GPS satellite to orbit on Wednesday, Oct. 29.  More »

Student Team RIPS a Tool for Aerospace

Posted August 29, 2014

Four college students with this year’s Research in Industrial Projects for Students, or RIPS, spent their summer working with Aerospace mentors, breaking scientific ground, and creating a new tool for company engineers.  More »

Mission Assurance Improvement Workshop Aids Space Industry

Posted July 23, 2014

For the past seven years, Aerospace subject matter experts have gathered with industry colleagues from across the nation at the Mission Assurance Improvement Workshop (MAIW) to tackle issues relevant to the space community. “The MAIW provides a unique forum that allows industry to collaborate, at the technical subject matter expert level, on issues and concerns […]  More »

Three Corporate Officers, All Ph.D.s, Start New Jobs

Posted July 01, 2014

In a rare occurrence in the annals of The Aerospace Corporation, three corporate officers, all holding doctorate degrees, take their new posts on the same day.  More »

Team Pulls All-Nighters in Hawaii to Calibrate Satellites

Posted June 16, 2014

From a cramped portable trailer near the beach in Hawaii, a team of Aerospace engineers spent three weeks collecting data using sophisticated laser sensors.  More »

Institute Celebrates 20 Years of Promoting Excellence

Posted June 10, 2014

The Aerospace Corporation President and CEO Pete Aldridge announced the creation of The Aerospace Institute in June of 1994 to provide world-class professional development for leadership in space systems planning, engineering, and technology applications.  More »

Social Conscience on Display at Herndon Science Fair

Posted May 28, 2014

Students competing in Aerospace’s 37th annual Robert H. Herndon Memorial Science Competition exhibited an acute social consciousness in developing experiments and technologies that tackled societal and environmental issues.  More »

National Security Satellite Launches to Orbit

Posted May 22, 2014

A national security satellite has successfully launched to orbit from Cape Canaveral AFS aboard an Atlas V rocket.  More »

Delta IV Lofts Sixth GPS IIF

A Delta IV rocket successfully launched the sixth GPS IIF satellite to orbit on Friday evening, May 16.  More »

Atlas V Lofts National Security Payload

Posted April 11, 2014

A powerful Atlas V rocket has launched a national security satellite to orbit.  More »

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