Innovations Highlights

Ideas Flow at First Aerospace Innovation Challenge

Addressing some of the nation’s toughest technical challenges is at the core of what Aerospace does. So it was no surprise that when some of its technical staff agreed to participate in the corporation’s first Innovation Challenge, a host of cutting-edge solutions to that challenge emerged.  More »

Atlas V With Four Solid Motors Lights Up California Coast

An Atlas V rocket launched successfully from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday evening.  More »

Small Satellites Growing Into Big Business

Of all the burgeoning trends in the aerospace community, the design and manufacturing of small satellites continues to maintain a relentless momentum, pushing the once-novel technology ever further into the mainstream.  More »

JAXA Officials Visit Aerospace

A contingent from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) visited the El Segundo campus of The Aerospace Corporation to view some of the company’s advanced technology capabilities.  More »

Green Propellant Could Increase Worker Safety, Save Money

Aerospace recently had the opportunity to work with an emerging class of liquid rocket propellants that could save the space industry millions of dollars and keep its workers safer.  More »

Aerospace Plays Big Role in NEXT Big Thing

Aerospace, in partnership with NASA, is on the cutting edge of the next big thing in ion engine propulsion.  More »

Incubating Bright Ideas

The Aerospace Technical Investment Program supports cutting edge research and technology through several internal grant programs.  More »

Smashing Satellites for Science

Usually, scientists and engineers work very hard to keep spacecraft from colliding with debris. Not this time.  More »

AeroCube 6 Launches Aboard Russian Rocket

AeroCube 6, comprising two half-unit picosats, was launched aboard a Dnepr rocket.  More »

Aerospace Engineer Proves Staggered Engine Start Theory

Aerospace engineer Dr. Jin Wook Lee devised a software tool to simulate a new way to launching a rocket — the staggered engine start.  More »

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