Retired general Paul Selva, former DoD official Kathleen Hicks and former NASA official Dava Newman were elected to the Aerospace board of trustees
Air Force and NRO cubesats were among many experimental projects encapsulated in the NG-12 Cygnus mission.
The new contract includes support services for the Space Rapid Capabilities Office and the Space Development Agency.
NASA awarded the Aerospace Corp. an engineering, evaluation and testing support contract with a maximum potential value of $621 million over nine years.
A deep-rooted organization like SMC with more than 5,000 employees and a $7 billion budget is not going to change overnight, but it’s taking small steps.
Falcon Heavy’s first commercial launch to pave the way for reusable rockets in national security missions
The data from the Arabsat 6A mission could determine how soon the Air Force will be ready to certify reused boosters.
At a conference last week hosted by the Aerospace Corp.in El Segundo, California, officials from the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center talked about a future space architecture that will be more flexible and resilient to threats than current constellations.
No longer the province of university researchers and technology developers, small satellites are moving into the aerospace mainstream.
Instead of designing satellites years before they launch to perform specific tasks, what if small multipurpose satellites were designed for a variety of jobs? And what if those satellites could be launched separately before linking in orbit to perform one mission, then reconfigured to tackle a different job? That’s the concept behind the Aerospace Corporation’s adaptable multipurpose satellite concept, called Hive.