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Coast Guard Helicopter Pilot Shares Her Compelling Story

Lt. La’Shanda Holmes is no stranger to adversity. Faced with a difficult childhood, her challenges just pushed her to thrive and excel. She is the first African-American woman to become a helicopter pilot in the United States Coast Guard,  More »

Countdown to Launch: Delta IV Takes a Cruise

Aerospace employees were on hand when a Delta IV Common Booster Core and the rocket’s second stage left the United Launch Alliance (ULA) factory in Decatur, Ala., for a boat ride to Port Canaveral, Fla.  More »

10 Reasons to Love Engineering

This week is National Engineers Week, an annual observance started by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in 1951 to raise public awareness of engineers’ positive contributions to the quality of  More »

Countdown to Launch: Looking at the Hardware

A rocket is a complex vehicle with a lot of parts, and the Delta IV that will launch GPS IIF-9 is no exception.  More »

Chantilly Campus Group Wins Team of the Year Award

The 2014 Aerospace Team of the Year Award was presented Feb. 6 to the Chantilly Campus team for “development of the Chantilly Corporate Campus that lays the foundation for our support to Intelligence Community customers for years to come.”  More »

Countdown to Launch: Prime Time for GPS

If Aerospace has a signature satellite program, it is GPS. The corporation played a significant role in its development as the principal adviser to the Air Force on space acquisitions.  More »

McNeal Named Herndon Black Image Award Recipient

Darin McNeal is the newest recipient of the Robert H. Herndon Black Image Award,  More »

Countdown to Launch: The Launch Verification Matrix

At the heart of what Aerospace does to assure the success of space missions is something called the Launch Verification Matrix (LVM).  More »

Countdown to Launch: Aerospace in Action

3, 2, 1 … liftoff! Excitement builds in the last few seconds before a rocket rips into the sky. But what happens before that?  More »

Most Powerful Atlas Launches Third MUOS

The Atlas Team started 2015 right with the successful launch of an Atlas V and its Mobile User Objective System (MUOS)-3 satellite  More »

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