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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 »

Betting the Earth: You Want a High Probability of Success

Armed with a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from Purdue University, Dr. William Ailor began working at The Aerospace Corporation in 1974 and spent the next 15 years conducting performance analysis studies related to spacecraft reentry and reentry breakup.  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 »

JPL Engineer Builds on His Native American Heritage

Aaron Yazzie, payload and spacecraft mechanical engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, shared his experiences working on the Curiosity rover and the InSight lander, the next mission scheduled to go to Mars, with attendees at a luncheon held in observance of National Native-American Heritage Month.  More »

St. Bernard STEM Summit a Success

Six Aerospace mentors and 34 St. Bernard High School students partnered to help more than 70 middle school students put together engineering projects at St. Bernard’s campus in Playa Del Rey.  More »

V-STARS Shines at Models of Pride Youth Conference

The revamped Virtual Spacelift Telemetry Acquisition and Reporting System (V-STARS) lab made its debut at the one-day “Models of Pride” youth conference as part of Aerospace’s commitment to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and diversity.  More »

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