Press Releases

Wanda Austin Receives Honorary Degree

Posted June 05, 2013

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., (May 21, 2013) — Dr. Wanda Austin, president and CEO of The Aerospace Corporation, received an honorary degree from Clarkson University on Saturday, May 11 in Potsdam, N.Y. The degree was awarded to Austin for her commitment to engineering and creating secure communications between ground stations on Earth and satellites operating in […]  More »

Aerospace Names New General Managers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (May 9, 2013) — The Aerospace Corporation has announced changes in leadership within three of its business units, Engineering and Technology Group (ETG), Space Systems Group (SSG), and Systems Planning, Engineering and Quality (SPEQ). Allen Compito, principal director for the Reconnaissance Systems Directorate, National Space Group (NSG), has been named general manager […]  More »

The Aerospace Corporation Ranked High as STEM Workplace

Posted May 15, 2013

The Aerospace Corporation is ranked 15th on Woman Engineer Magazine’s Top 50 Employers list and was selected in Winds of Change Magazine’s Top 50 Best Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Workplaces list.
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The Aerospace Corporation Announces Board Changes

Posted March 11, 2013

Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar and Keith R. Hall were elected to The Aerospace Corporation’s board of trustees on March 7.  More »

Space Industry Leaders Meet to Analyze New Budget Environment

Posted December 31, 2012

Top space leaders focused on how best to balance mission success, affordability, and risk-taking during the fifth U.S. Space Enterprise Mission Assurance Summit, where the government and industry space community come together in their shared goal of mission success.  More »

The Aerospace Corporation Announces Changes to Board

Aerospace board member and former ambassador Barbara M. Barrett has been elected vice chair of the board, and Gen. Thomas S. Moorman Jr., USAF Ret., has retired as the board’s vice chair effective Dec. 14, 2012.  More »

Aerospace Instruments Launch on NASA Mission

Posted August 30, 2012

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (Aug. 30, 2012) — Aerospace-developed instruments will play a central role in a two-year NASA mission to study the Van Allen radiation belts around Earth. Called the Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission, the space segment consists of two identical satellites that launched into orbit from Cape Canaveral on Aug. 30. Each […]  More »

Aerospace Board of Trustees Member Sally Ride Dies

Posted July 23, 2012

Aerospace board of trustees member Dr. Sally Ride has died following a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Dr. Ride was the first American woman — and youngest American at that time — to journey into space. Dr. Ride was elected to Aerospace’s board on June 10, 2004, and served on the Awards, Compensation and Personnel, […]  More »

New General Managers Announced

Posted July 16, 2012

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (July 16, 2012) — The corporation has announced changes in leadership within three of its business units, Space Systems Group (SSG), Engineering and Technology Group (ETG), and National Systems Group (NSG). Dr. Charles Gustafson, general manager, Vehicle Systems Division (VSD), ETG, has been named general manager, Launch Systems Division, Space Launch Operations […]  More »

Wanda Austin Named One of 100 Women Leaders in STEM

Posted June 27, 2012

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (June 27, 2012) — Dr. Wanda Austin, president and CEO of The Aerospace Corporation, has been named one of 100 Women Leaders in STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Math) by STEMconnector™, whose goal is to attract more women to STEM careers. 100 Women Leaders in STEM showcases the careers and initiatives of […]  More »

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