AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS (AIAA)
1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 500
Reston, VA 20191
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the world’s largest aerospace professional society, serving a diverse range of more than 35,000 individual members from more than 80 countries, and 100 corporate members. AIAA members are all part of an innovative, high-value profession that helps make the world safer, more connected, more accessible, and more prosperous.
In addition to membership, AIAA offers five content-specific forums where professionals meet and build connections with experts and researchers in aviation, propulsion and energy, space, science and technology, and defense. The Institute’s award-winning publications range from books and standards to peer-reviewed technical journals and our flagship magazine, Aerospace America. In addition, AIAA leads the way on issue advocacy that impacts the aerospace sector, and through the AIAA Foundation, the Institute is committed to providing financial support to engineering-related educational programs that expose young people to the aerospace community and encourage study in the aerospace sciences.
Learn more about how AIAA is Shaping the Future of Aerospace at www.aiaa.org
ATK AEROSPACE SYSTEMS
PO Box 707
Brigham City, UT 84302
ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company specializing in small and micro-satellites; satellite components and subsystems; lightweight space deployable and solar arrays; low-cost, quick to market launch solutions; flares and decoys; and energetic materials and related technologies. It is also the world’s top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems with extensive experience supporting human and space payload missions, and a leading supplier of lightweight and reliable composite aircraft structures. ATK has operations in 22 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. Find news and information at www.atk.com. Follow them on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ATKRocketNews.
ASTRIUM NORTH AMERICA, INC
16055 Space Center Blvd., Suite 480
Houston, TX 77581
Astrium-NA specializes in external carrier development and integration services, life/physical sciences hardware, experiment and payload processing, software engineering, project management and flight simulation and training for the international aerospace community. In collaboration with NanoRacks, Astrium is currently offering The External Payload Platform which provides a commercial gateway to the extreme environment of space. It is an ideal location for earth and deep space observation, sensor development and testing for advanced electronics and materials. Visit our webpage (Astrium-NA.com) for further information regarding the External Payload Platform flight opportunities as well as our Life and Physical Sciences hardware catalogue.
5700 N. Harbor City Boulevard, Suite 400
Melbourne, FL 32940
BRPH is an international architecture, engineering design and construction services firm providing fully integrated services across the globe. Our firm is highly specialized in the aviation and aerospace markets and counts international companies, airports and public and commercial space ventures as key clients.
P.O. Box 561546
Rockledge, FL 32956
In 2011, NASA chose the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to be the sole manager of the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory. The mission of CASIS is to maximize use of this unparalleled platform for innovation, which can benefit all humankind and inspire a new generation to look to the stars.
The organization has been awarded by NASA the responsibility of inciting the imagination of entrepreneurs and scientists alike, accelerating and facilitating space-based research as well as creating public awareness of National Lab research and making space science more accessible to the world.
By carefully selecting research and funding projects, by connecting investors looking for opportunity to scientists with great ideas, and by making access to the station faster and easier, CASIS will drive scientific inquiry toward developing groundbreaking new technologies and products that will tangibly affect our lives.
CITY OF LAS CRUCES
PO Box 20000
Las Cruces, NM 88004
The City of Las Cruces Economic Development department works to support and grow businesses in Las Cruces. The City provides 1-on-1 support to existing businesses as well as start-up business and those looking to relocate or expand to Las Cruces. Learn more about how you and your business can thrive here!
19 West Brooks Ave.
N. Las Vegas, NV 89030
Clinton Nevada is a TOTAL SOLUTIONS provider offering a complete line of wire and cable, fiber, industrial, and connectivity products. Custom Designed Cable Assemblies & Harnesses Specialty Wire, Cable & Fiber Connectors, Camloks, Electrical Plugs, Lugs, Cable Tray, Relay Racks, Patch Panels, Cabinets, Grounding Equipment, Hardware, Circuit Breakers, Tools & Accessories, and Fuel Cleaning Units.
FAA COMMERCIAL SPACE TRANSPORTATION
800 Independence Ave. SW Suite 331
Washington, DC 20591
FAAs Office of Commercial Space Transportation has the mission to protect the public health and safety, safety of property, and national security and foreign policy interest of the United States. We encourage, facilitate, and promote commercial space launches and reentries by the private sector. We also regulate and encourage amateur rocket activities. We accomplish our mission by consulting with industry, educating the public; and issuing licenses or experimental permits to commercial launch services providers, vehicle developers, and launch site operators.
HOTEL ENCANTO DE LAS CRUCES
705 South Telshor Boulevard
Las Cruces NM 88011
Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces is Southern New Mexico’s premier full-service hotel with 203 luxurious guest rooms combined with 10,000 square feet of meeting space. Located only 45 minutes from El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico, near the majestic Organ Mountains, historic Old Mesilla and New Mexico State University, Hotel Encanto is the ideal lodging option for both personal and professional travel. Hotel Encanto is a proud member of Heritage Hotel and Resorts, Inc., which owns and manages select hotels that provide a rich, authentic cultural experience for its guests.
INTERNATIONAL SPACE UNIVERSITY
North Amerian Office
PO Box 7470
Arlington, VA 22207
The International Space University (ISU – www.isunet.edu) is a graduate school that develops future leaders of the global space community, providing interdisciplinary educational programs to students and space professionals in an international, intercultural environment. Since its founding in 1987 on MIT’s campus, with noted author and visionary Sir Arthur C. Clarks as its first Chancellor, ISU has graduated more than 3600 students from over 100 countries. Together with hundreds of ISU faculty and lecturers from around the world, the ISU community comprises an active network of space professionals, many now in senior positions with private and government space-related organizations throughout the globe. ISU alumni are founders, leaders, and managers of companies and organizations in the forefront of the personal and commercial spaceflight industry today!
PO Box 20
Las Cruces, NM 88004
Jacobs Technology employs a high-tech workforce of more than 420 people at the NASA JSC White Sands Test Facility (WSTF). We provide the expertise to test and evaluate spacecraft materials, components, and rocket propulsion systems to enable safe human exploration and utilization of space. Other services include system-level development and test operations, COPV testing, hypervelocity-impact testing, oxygen-system analysis/testing, chemistry, and metallurgy testing. The Agencys hypergolic experts reside at WSTF making this facility essential to the health of future hypergolic propulsion-system development. We also have the facilities and expertise to provide calibration, machining, welding, and clean room services.
LAS CRUCES CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
211 N. Water Street
Las Cruces, NM 88004
The Las Cruces Convention & Visitors Bureau is a full service destination marketing and management organization offering planning and support services for meetings, group tours, media, sporting and special events. Our sales and services department provides planning assistance from site and hotel selection to pre and post event functions. Our marketing and communications department works with planners and media channels to increase awareness of and visitation to Las Cruces, its events and surrounding area.
MESILLA VALLEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE (MVEDA)
PO Box 1299
277 E. Amador, Suite 304
Las Cruces, NM 88004-1299
The New Mexico Borderplex is leading the way in research and development for emerging technologies through economic incentives, low operating costs and an entrepreneurial-friendly environment. As the leading economic development agency in the New Mexico Borderplex, the Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance (MVEDA) is positioned to assist you in making the Right Decision about making the New Mexico Borderplex the Right Space for your business. From site selection services to incentive analysis and much more, let us show you why so many companies have chosen the New Mexico Borderplex for their expansion location.
MIDLAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
109 N. Main
Midland, TX 79701
The goal of the Midland Development Corporation (MDC), a Type A Sales Tax Corporation with over $7 million in annual revenues, is to convert this rapid growth into permanent progress. Midland is located in the heart of West Texas, half way between Fort Worth & El Paso. The MDC has the ability to structure incentive packages to qualified new and existing employers who create and retain diversified jobs. Building a diversified economy through the Aerospace and Aviation Industry was achieved with the recent announcement of XCOR Aerospace’s R & D Headquarters locating to the Midland International Airport.
MILAGRO COFFEE Y ESPRESSO, INC.
1733 E. University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Milagro Coffee y Espresso, Inc. is a small specialty roastery located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. We have been in business and have been roasting here since the spring of 1998. We never tire of hearing from our customers who travel around the country and the world that ours is the best coffee they have tasted. We are often asked why ours is such a great cup. The answer is pretty simple.
We only trade 100% Arabica.
Our Coffees are dated in the store and never sold or served after 10 days.
We only ship coffee that is less than 24hrs from the roaster.
The water we use in the store is pre-filtered, treated with reverse osmosis and then passed through a trickle filter to adjust the TDS to 1250ppm. Detail matter in coffee.
MOOG INC. SPACE AND DEFENSE GROUP
Jamison Road Plant 20
East Aurora, New York 14052
Moog supplies critical components, subsystems and systems for access to and operation in space, including: thrust vector control, flight control actuators, electronic controllers, avionics, payload electronics, fluid control systems, propulsion components, subsystems and systems, antenna and solar array positioners, reaction wheels, vibration isolation and electronic assemblies for satellites.
NASA WHITE SANDS TEST FACILITY
12600 NASA Road
Las Cruces, NM 88004
The NASA White Sands Test Facility is a component of JSC specializing in hazardous testing. WSTF’s core capabilities include Rocket Propulsion Testing, Oxygen Systems Testing, Hypervelocity Impact Testing, Composite Pressure Systems Testing, and Propellants and Aerospace Fluids Testing. WSTF test capabilities include: Ambient and altitude rocket test stands with hypergolic or LOX/Hydrocarbon propellants; Hypervelocity impact guns capable of projectiles up to 1 inch and velocities exceeding 8km/sec; Hazardous fluid and material flammability test cells, including high flow and high pressure oxygen; Chemistry and metallurgical laboratories; Space simulation laboratories for material conditioning, off-gas/out-gas testing; And a high energy blast test facility.
NEW MEXICO PARTNERSHIP
1720 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Suite 312
Albuquerque, NM 871102
The New Mexico Partnership is a professional, business-focused, collaborative organization committed to providing a high level of value to companies considering relocating or expanding to New Mexico. We’ve assembled incentive packages to make any business stop and take notice and will be happy to discuss the details that pertain to your specific industry. Well also help you find the right community by arranging tours of available real estate, and provide you with labor statistics so you can hire the right people your business needs to thrive.
PHOENIX ANALYSIS AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES
7755 S Research Dr Suite 110
Phoenix, AZ 85284
Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies, Inc. (PADT) is an engineering service company that focuses on helping customers who develop physical products by providing Numerical Simulation, Product Development, and Rapid Prototyping products and services. PADT’s worldwide reputation for technical excellence and an experienced staff is based on its proven record of building long term win-win partnerships with vendors and customers. Since its establishment in 1994, companies have relied on PADT because “We Make Innovation Work.“ Learn more at www.PADTINC.com.
SPACE PLACE BY FOLLOW THE SUN INC.
710 Highway 195
Elephant Butte, NM 87935
Space Place, where vision meets reality. If you’re an entrepreneur seeking space for a startup operation, Space Place IS the place to be. We can offer; offi ce space, fabrication space, staging areas within 40 minutes to Spaceport America and 2 hours from either El Paso or Albuquerque. If you are part of the supply chain at Spaceport, we can provide inventory space and delivery service. If you just need to get there, we can handle all aspects of logistics if you are bringing 1 person to 1,000 people. Space Place is your gateway to the second space age..
901 E. University Ave, Suite 965L
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Spaceport America is the first spaceport in the world built-from-the-ground-up to host private enterprise, intended to be the launch-pad of the global commercial spaceflight industry and the second space age. The $209 million project has attracted worldwide attention because of its bold premise, stunning architecture and the fact that it is home to the world’s first commercial passenger spaceline company, Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic.
Designed, built and operated by the New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA), Spaceport America has completed the first phase of construction, which includes basic operational infrastructure such as an airfield, launch pads, terminal / hanger facility, emergency response capabilities, utilities and roadways. The site is capable of accommodating the activities of both vertical and horizontal takeoff space launch vehicles, serving as the base for pre-flight and post-flight activities, and providing a tourism experience for interested visitors and spectators. The spaceport also presents a unique opportunity to excite students regarding spce technology and the underlying science and mathematics.
5200 Front Range Parkway
Watkins, CO 80137
Front Range Airport is one of the largest general aviation airports in the United States with 4,000 acres of land, and surrounded by 6,000 acres non-residential, master-planned industrial complex, it is considered remote, yet only 6 miles from the world’s 10th busiest airport DIA, making it an ideal location for a commercial spaceport. Spaceport Colorado achieved a major milestone with the passage of Senate Bill 12-35, limiting liability for spaceflight activities, passing both houses with 100% support and was signed by Governor Hickenlooper, April 19, 2012 at the 28th Annual National Space Symposium, following an address by Dr. George Nield.
THE BOEING COMPANY
13100 Space Center Blvd MC HB 4-11
Houston, TX 77059
The worlds leading aerospace company, Boeing is the world’s leading manufacturer of geostationary satellites for commercial and military applications. Boeing optimizes its 50-years of human space flight experience as prime contractor sustaining the International Space Station. It is developing systems for station access as well as for people to explore deep space.
UNITED LAUNCH ALLIANCE
Galileo Operations Center
P.O. Box 3788
Centennial, CO 80155
Formed in December 2006, United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a 50-50 joint venture owned by Lockheed Martin and The Boeing Company. ULA brings together two of the launch industry’s most experienced and successful teams – Atlas and Delta – to provide reliable, cost-efficient space launch services for the U.S. government. U.S. government launch customers include the Department of Defense, NASA, the National Reconnaissance Office and other organizations.
Atlas and Delta expendable launch vehicles have supported America’s presence in space for more than 50 years, carrying a variety of payloads including weather, telecommunications and national security satellites that protect and improve life on Earth, as well as deep space and interplanetary exploration missions that further our knowledge of the universe.
With three families of launch vehicles – Atlas V, Delta II, and Delta IV– ULA continues the tradition of supporting strategic U.S. space initiatives with advanced robust launch solutions to provide assured access to space and 100 percent mission success.
ULA program management, engineering, test and mission support functions are headquartered in Denver, Colo. Manufacturing, assembly and integration operations are located at Decatur, AL, Denver, CO, and Harlingen, TX. Launch operations are located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., and at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
WAYPOINT 2 SPACE
957 NASA Pkwy #321
Houston, TX 77058
Operating from the hub of Space Technology – NASA’s Johnson Space Center Campus in Houston, Texas – Waypoint 2 Space has assembled a team of industry experts, comprised of former NASA and military personnel, and partnered with leading aerospace companies to develop the most comprehensive instructional space training programs available. These completely immersive, safety focused commercial spaceflight participant training programs are designed to meet (and in some cases exceed) the needs of emerging Sub-Orbital and Orbital Commercial Spaceflight Service Providers. In addition, Waypoint 2 Space, through collaboration with commercial and government organizations, is developing new technologies and training techniques to benefit aerospace programs across the globe, while providing numerous research and development opportunities to the scientific community at large.