Aerospace Highlights

JPL Engineer Builds on His Native American Heritage

Posted November 24, 2014

Aaron Yazzie, payload and spacecraft mechanical engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, shared his experiences working on the Curiosity rover and the InSight lander, the next mission scheduled to go to Mars, with attendees at a luncheon held in observance of National Native-American Heritage Month.  More »

St. Bernard STEM Summit a Success

Posted November 19, 2014

Six Aerospace mentors and 34 St. Bernard High School students partnered to help more than 70 middle school students put together engineering projects at St. Bernard’s campus in Playa Del Rey.  More »

Space Leaders Discuss How Innovation Drives Mission Success

Posted November 13, 2014

CHANTILLY, Va. (Nov. 13, 2014) – Innovation and managing risk across the supply chain led the discussion among top space leaders as they focused on achieving mission success in a resource-constrained environment during the seventh annual U.S. Space Mission Assurance Summit held at The Aerospace Corporation on Nov. 12–13. The theme “Managing Risk Across the […]  More »

V-STARS Shines at Models of Pride Youth Conference

Posted November 12, 2014

The revamped Virtual Spacelift Telemetry Acquisition and Reporting System (V-STARS) lab made its debut at the one-day “Models of Pride” youth conference as part of Aerospace’s commitment to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and diversity.  More »

Early Career Network Wraps Up First Year and Looks Ahead

Posted November 04, 2014

The mission of the ECDN was to take employees early in their careers and give them a strong network, infuse them with a deeper knowledge of the company, and help them develop their career.  More »

Spreading the Word that Mentoring Matters

With four generations currently working at Aerospace, the corporation is in a unique position to nurture a mentoring culture in which information and experiences are shared across generational and professional lines.  More »

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 »

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