Aerospace Highlights

Atlas V Launches 10th GPS IIF Satellite

Posted July 15, 2015

In the opening seconds of its 18-minute launch window at 11:36 a.m. ET (8:36 PT), a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket rose into the cloudy-bright Florida sky carrying the 10th GPS IIF satellite for the United States Air Force.  More »

Herndon Memorial Science Competition Held on Two Coasts

Posted May 28, 2015

Middle and high school students arrived at the Aerospace campus in El Segundo on Thursday, May 21, armed with their science experiments and their last-minute preparation jitters.  More »

Congresswoman Bass Visits Aerospace Campus

Member of Congress Karen Bass visited the El Segundo Aerospace campus on Friday, May 22, touring the STARS and A6 laboratories, and meeting with several corporate officers.  More »

Atlas V Launches Aerospace Experiments

Posted May 26, 2015

An Atlas V rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 41 (SLC-41) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Wednesday, May 20, carrying several experiments, some prepared by Aerospace’s technical staff.  More »

Whole Lotta Shakin’ Not Goin’ On

Posted May 07, 2015

Aerospace scientists have developed an innovative concept that has the potential to reduce vibrations for torque converters in automatic transmissions  More »

Countdown to Launch: An Epilogue

Posted April 28, 2015

On April 20, the GPS IIF-9 satellite was officially set healthy and operational. It launched March 25 on a Delta IV rocket, but the story didn’t end there.  More »

Iris Jordan Receives Fourth Annual OPRA Award Honors

Posted April 27, 2015

Jordan, administrative specialist, Mission Assessment, Missile Defense and Space Sensor Division, was presented the fourth annual Office Professional Recognition Award (OPRA) for her efforts  More »

Space Symposium Opens in Colorado (updated)

Posted April 14, 2015

The 31st annual Space Symposium officially opened Monday, April 13, in Colorado Springs. As usual, Aerospace was well-represented by a leadership contingent that will meet with government, military, and industry decision-makers.  More »

Breaking Up This Instrument is Hard to Do

Posted April 08, 2015

The first wireless Reentry Breakup Recorder built by Aerospace, which failed to reach the International Space Station last fall due to the explosion of the Antares launch vehicle, came home to El Segundo this week.  More »

Countdown to Launch: Take a Load Off

Posted April 02, 2015

Aerospace performs a significant amount of analysis work for each launch that it supports, including the upcoming GPS IIF-9 mission.  More »

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