Aerospace Highlights

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 »

Aerospace Reaches Out to Cyber Patriots

Posted March 27, 2013

Aerospace recently joined with the Los Angeles Unified School District’s “Beyond the Bell” program to support four Los Angeles-area teams at this year’s CyberPatriot final competition at the Air Force Association’s CyberFutures Conference in National Harbor, Md.  More »

Go Atlas!

Posted March 21, 2013

Slicing through a clear late-afternoon Florida sky, the second Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite (SBIRS GEO-2) rode a 19-story Atlas V rocket into orbit on Tuesday, March 19.  More »

One of the New Faces of Engineering

Posted February 22, 2013

Rachel Morford, an electrical engineer and a senior member of the technical staff at Aerospace, was chosen as one of this year’s Society of Women Engineers’ five New Faces of Engineering.  More »

AEHF Satellite Program Advances

Posted January 31, 2013

MILSATCOM Systems Director James Liau delivered a detailed presentation on the current state of the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) program.  More »

GPS for Humanity

Posted December 07, 2012

Practically everyone knows what GPS is, but probably not everyone is aware that it can be used to help fight malaria, track an endangered fish, or even help deliver construction materials. Dr. Bradford Parkinson, former chair of Aerospace’s board of trustees and one of the principal developers of GPS, gave a presentation on Nov. 30, which he dedicated to Aerospace engineers and supporters.  More »

SAMPEX Mission Returns to Earth

Posted November 21, 2012

A NASA satellite — the Solar, Anomalous, and Magnetospheric Particle Explorer or SAMPEX — plunged toward Earth on Nov. 13, burning up completely in the atmosphere and closing the book on one of the most productive space weather observation platforms of all time.  More »

Aerospace Employee Receives Highest NASA Honor

Posted November 14, 2012

Peter Phillips, a systems director based at the Goddard Space Flight Center, recently received the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the agency’s highest honor for a non-government employee.  More »

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