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Delta IV Lifts WGS Satellite to Orbit

A Delta IV rocket roared off its Cape Canaveral launch pad at 8:07 p.m. ET on Thursday evening, July 23, powered by a new, upgraded main engine, to place the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) communications satellite into orbit.  More »

Atlas V Launches 10th GPS IIF Satellite

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 »

World’s Smallest Acoustic Speaker Demonstrated at Aerospace

Scientists at Aerospace and USC have demonstrated the world’s smallest speaker, consisting of an individual suspended carbon nanotube.  More »

Two Named 2015 Excellence in Diversity Award Winners

The two winners of the 2015 Excellence in Diversity Award are Eleni “Sam” Sims, project engineer, Agile Space Acquisition and Implementation, based in Albuquerque; and Alonzo Prater, manager, Battery Evaluation, Energy Technology Department in El Segundo.  More »

Herndon Memorial Science Competition Held on Two Coasts

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

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

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

Trio Wins 2015 Innovation Award

Winners of the inaugural Innovation Award received their trophies during a small lunchtime ceremony on Tuesday, April 28.  More »

Zero to 60: What’s Faster, an Atlas V, a Delta IV, or Your Car?

If you read automotive magazines, you know that zero to 60 – that is, the time in seconds it takes a car to accelerate from a standstill to a speed of 60 miles per hour – is a commonly cited performance metric.  More »

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