AIAA is the world’s largest professional society devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation and space. With more than 3535,000 members, including over 6,000 students and 65 corporate members, AIAA provides the network of technology innovators and decision makers in the aerospace profession, whether industry, academia, or government.
AIAA is the principal voice, the most knowledgeable information resource, and the primary professional publisher for aerospace engineers, scientists, managers, policymakers, students, and educators. Since 1963, AIAA members have achieved virtually every milestone in modern American flight.
CALCULEX designs and manufactures state of the art electronics for military, aerospace and commercial markets. CALCULEX solid state recorders are used worldwide in mission critical applications including USAF’s 46th Test Wing at Eglin AFB, Boeing F-18 flight testing for the US Navy, Lockheed Martin F-22 flight test program and reconnaissance programs at Recon/Optical and ELOP.
Digital Solutions is southern New Mexico’s premier marketing, web design, and graphic design firm offering a full line of video production services in Las Cruces, NM. Digital Solution’s professional marketing consultants, combined with a team of experienced web designers, graphic artists, digital photographers and viedeographers, will create a marketing plan that makes sense for your company or organization. Digital Solutions can create any type of marketing presentation you require, ranging from interactive CD/DVD presentations to database custom websites to a promotional video of your company or event.
Dii Aerospace Laboratories
Dii Aerospace Laboratories manufactures Centrifuge Flight Simulators which are Fully Immersive, Interactive, Virtual Reality for Space or Aircraft training of Pilot, Crew or Civilians. The Virtual Reality pods are real time interactive, using SGI computer graphics interfaced with VME motion controls which include rotation, pitch, roll, and yawl (also available) resulting in real g-loads.
Dynamac Corporation provides state-of-the art technical services in support of human spaceflight and scientific experiments in low-Earth orbit. Dynamac has managed more than $160 million in contracts at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center providing:
- Mission management;
- Tailored educational outreach programs;
- Payload processing;
- Environmental management;
- Contingency planning for launch and landing facilities; and
- Pre- and post-flight physicals for flight crews
Our mission is to ensure protection of the public, property, and the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States during a commercial launch or re-entry activity. We also encourage, facilitate, and promote U.S. commercial space transportation.
XARC is a Space Architecture services firm providing expertise in the field of space architecture and engineering; consulting services in the field of architectural design for spaceports, space stations, lunar bases and planetary surface systems; and develops habitable systems technology applications needed for human habitation on harsh distant worlds and in the extreme environment of space. XARC is proud to be a member of the Spaceport America design team providing space architecture planning and design services.
Hatch Valley Chamber of Commerce
Northern Dona Ana County Economic Development Alliance
As a standing committee of the Hatch Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Northern Dona Ana County Economic Development Advisory Council works very closely with the Village of Hatch, as well as the Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance to enhance the efforts to bring new business into the area. We welcome you to the Hatch Valley.
The High Tech Consortium of Southern New Mexico (HTC) provides leadership that fosters the retention and growth of technology in Southern New Mexico. Beginning operations in 2003, today, there are over one hundred HTC members from across New Mexico, comprised of individuals, small business owners, large corporations, government agencies, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. HTC supports commercial space initiatives, Spaceport America, the X Prize Cup, networking among commercial space companies, online resources and community– including access to commercial space information, and regional events, symposia, and the like.
The grand Spanish Colonial style of the full-service Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces, overlooking Las Cruces and the beautiful Mesilla Valley, creates an ambiance reflective of the area’s rich Spanish and Mexican Colonial traditions. Hotel Encanto has a one-of-a-kind grandeur not found in contemporary hotels. This hotel serves as a social destination situated only minutes away from historic Old Mesilla, and NMSU. Newly renovated it features the exquisite martini lounge Azul, Café Espana, and full banquet and catering services are available.
JACOBS is one of the largest providers of engineering, construction, and other professional technical services. We focus on forging strong, long-term relationships with our clients and cement them by providing superior customer value and continuously improving our performance. Employee talent is the cornerstone of our success and we create an environment where our employees meet fresh, exciting challenges and experience the satisfaction of a job well done. Our people, our tools, and our commitment all add up to superior performance that yields a competitive advantage for our clients.
The Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance (MVEDA) is a public/private sector economic development partnership that serves the Las Cruces MSA (Doña Ana County). MVEDA is the central point of contact for industries considering relocating and expanding into the area, providing the facts and assistance for evaluation. MVEDA provides the following services:
- Labor Market Analysis
- Land Building Options
- Financial Contacts
- Job-Training and Employee Recruitment Assistance
- Custom Research
- Coordination of State and Local Assistance
- Custom Site Tours
- One-Stop Convenience
National Space Biomedical Research Institute was established in 1997 and is a nonprofit academic research consortium that operates under a cooperative agreement with NASA. NSBRI leads a science and technology program to develop countermeasures to the physical and psychological challenges that crews face on long-duration spaceflights. Many of the projects also have applications to short-duration personal spaceflight. Research and technological advances supported by NSBRI impact delivery of medical care and also treatments for similar conditions experienced on Earth, such as osteoporosis, muscle wasting, balance disorders, and other systemic problems.
The NEW MEXICO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP is a public-private, non-profit entity created to recruit new businesses to New Mexico. We are a professional organization committed to providing considerable value to companies considering relocating or expanding into New Mexico. We provide a one-stop shop to handle all issues associated with the site selection process including identification of real estate; labor and demographic information; sources of funding; and, access to federal, state, and local contacts.
New Mexico State University offers the state’s only bachelor’s degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management. Founded in 1988198819881988, the program is now ranked among the top programs in the country. It is home to 400 majors and a diverse student-centered faculty who personally advise students. Work experience and internships open the door for students to enter the work world before graduation. More than $45,000 in scholarships are available annually through the school. Students enjoy a state-of-the-art, $600,000 commercial food production and service lab, and a newly opened $500,000 technology learning lab with 40 computer stations for student and classroom use.
All students are encouraged to participate in the school’s organizations: Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Student Association, National Society of Minorities in Hospitality, and Eta Sigma Delta International Hospitality Management Honor Society.
All placement services are handled exclusively by the HRTM School. An annual hospitality-specific Career Fair helps students get on track for work and internship experiences. A professional development course is also offered, featuring resume writing and interviewing skills. These efforts, combined with an excellent academic program result in an annual placement rate of well over 9595 percent of graduates.
The Rocket Racing League (RRL) is an aerospace entertainment organization which combines the competition of racing with the excitement of rocketry. RRL is dedicated to providing safe and thrilling experiences for families through live events, television broadcasts and interactive technologies. Co-founded by Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, founder of the X PRIZE, and Granger Whitelaw, two-time Indianapolis 500 champion team partner, the league’s mission is to serve as a technology accelerator in the areas of airframe, propulsion and spacecraft design, and reach for the future to inspire the next generation of spaceflight enthusiasts. For more information, visit the website at www.rocketracingleague.com.
Santa Fe Rocket Racing is the New Mexico Home Team of the Rocket Racing League. Our Chief Pilot is Dave Morss who has raced in more Reno Air Races than any other pilot, and is one of the top experimental test pilots in the world with over 27,000 hours of flying time. Dave’s flying skills along with extensive team management and ground crew support will prove to make Santa Fe Rocket Racing a leading contender in the Rocket Racing League.
Wyle Laboratories applies 50-plus years of military aviation and human spaceflight experience to its commercial spaceflight services. Of the almost 500 people who have journeyed to space, more than two-thirds of them have been supported by Wyle staff. Building upon successful medical operations, training, and ground and flight support experience with NASA, Wyle commercial spaceflight services include:
- Medical screening and remediation;
- Data and risk management; and
- Mission and ground operations support
- Health services, training packages, and options customized to best meet the needs of space transportation operators and providers are available.