Aerospace-Developed Software

Aerospace-Developed Software During its 50-year existence, Aerospace has created a wide variety of software to support the engineering analyses that contribute to mission success. These software tools provide unique analysis capabilities that were not available in commercial software systems. Additionally, during the last 25 years, the staff has also developed sophisticated simulations that provide technical […]  More »

Highlights of the Early Days of Computing at The Aerospace Corporation

Highlights of the Early Days of Computing at The Aerospace Corporation The progression of computers from mainframes to personal computers, and the programming languages and software that evolved with these advances, has greatly enhanced the way Aerospace provides technical support to its customers. William Clarkson   The Mainframe Era In the 1960s, computers were large, […]  More »

Secure Coding

Secure Coding Adherence to secure coding standards can greatly improve a system’s resistance to targeted cyberattacks by avoiding common software flaws. For example, component failures and malicious activities can both result in bogus inputs and outputs. Graceful, predictable rejection of invalid inputs and outputs improves overall system stability by reducing the set of inconsistent and […]  More »