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 »

Comet ISON Provides Look at Origins of Solar System

Ray Russell is an astronomer who has now worked at Aerospace for more than 32 years, and in that time he has consistently explored the intersection of scientific discovery and customer-serving pragmatism.  More »

Propulsion Lab Construction Takes Off

Aerospace is building a new laboratory that will allow safe testing of propulsion systems. With a symbolic flip of their chrome-plated shovels, Aerospace executives officially started the construction.  More »

Aerospace Stands Out With CT Scanning Facility

Within the space industry, Aerospace has become known as the “go to” organization for quick turnarounds on high quality X-ray computed tomography (CT) investigations and inspections.  More »

Demonstrating What We Do

Members of the Governor’s Military Council toured the Aerospace El Segundo facilities on Monday, Dec. 9, then participated in a panel discussion with representatives of California defense contractors.  More »

Initial Technical Programs in 1960–1964, Technical Programs in 2010

Initial Technical Programs in 1960–1964   The technical programs initiated by each laboratory organization between 1960 and 1964 were comprehensive, visionary, and audacious. Together, they addressed fundamental technical problems involved in perfecting ballistic missiles as well as the challenges likely to be encountered by newly emerging space systems. Aerodynamics and Propulsion Laboratory (Joseph Logan, principal […]  More »

The Aerospace Laboratories: 50 Years of Science in Support of National Security Space

The Aerospace Laboratories: 50 Years of Science in Support of National Security Space Much of the history of Aerospace can be gleaned from the stories of the laboratories, which have been abuzz with activity in support of national security space since the founding of the corporation in 1960. George Paulikas   The founders of Aerospace—particularly […]  More »

Searching for Life on Other Planets

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is a space telescope that has been designed with the specific mission of locating and observing the most promising Earthlike planets in our celestial sky.  More »

It’s Patently Amazing

Aerospace’s patent collection reached a milestone last fiscal year: Aerospace received its 500th patent on May 28, 2013.  More »

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