Aerospace Highlights

Old Instruments Gather New Data

Posted July 18, 2013

An Aerospace team refurbished a set of instruments that had been sitting in a clean room for more than a decade and used it to collect helpful data about a largely unstudied region of Earth’s atmosphere.  More »

Lab Renovations Help Ensure Mission Success

Posted July 10, 2013

Aerospace’s laboratories have undergone a $12 million renovation to add a variety of new capabilities that will allow Aerospace to better support its customers.  More »

How to Tune Up Atomic Clocks in Space

Posted June 21, 2013

An Aerospace team has developed a laboratory testing facility to simulate the space conditions under which atomic clocks on satellites operate.  More »

Aerospace PicoSats Fly Into History

Posted June 03, 2013

The Aerospace PicoSat program will be a featured part of the permanent space shuttle Atlantis display at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  More »

Atlas Is Back With GPS

Posted May 16, 2013

For the first time in 28 years, an Atlas rocket lifted a GPS satellite to orbit on Wednesday, May 15.  More »

Auroras Shed Light On Space Secrets

Posted May 15, 2013

The northern lights are a window into space’s mysteries, a window that a joint team from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and The Aerospace Corporation recently took advantage of, using a suborbital rocket mission named VISIONS.  More »

Van Allen Probes Return Interesting Data, and They’ve Just Started

Posted April 25, 2013

Last August NASA launched two satellites now dubbed the Van Allen Probes, and the data being returned has sparked interest from around the world.  More »

Young Scientists Show Their Work at Herndon Science Competition

Posted April 24, 2013

Middle and high school students displayed their scientific prowess with both experiments and essays on a variety of topics as part of Aerospace’s 36th annual Robert H. Herndon Memorial Science Competition.  More »

Space Symposium Focus is on Costs

Posted April 18, 2013

How tight budgets will affect space systems was a theme throughout the 29th National Space Symposium (NSS), held April 8 – 11 at the Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs.  More »

Aerospace Across the U.S.A. — NASA Ames

Posted April 02, 2013

A project supported by Aerospace at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. means the United States is one step closer to putting a person on the moon — and keeping him or her there.  More »

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