Air Force Research Lab
3550 Aberdeen Ave SE
Kirtland AFB 87117
The Space Vehicles Directorate, at Kirtland AFB, N.M., is the Air Force’s center of excellence for space research and development. The Directorate develops and transitions space technologies for more effective, more affordable warfighter missions. Primary mission thrusts include Space-Based Surveillance and Space Capability Protection. Leading the nation in space supremacy research and development, the Directorate also leverages commercial, civil and other government resources that ensure Americas defense advantage. Primary focus areas include: radiation-hardened electronics, space power, space structures and control, space-based sensing, space environmental effects, autonomous maneuvering and balloon and satellite flight experiments.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 500
Reston, VA 20191f
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.
Astrium North America
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.
Center for Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS)
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.
Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation (COE-CST)
The FAA has created the Center of Excellence (COE) program in partnership with the Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST) to help identify solutions of existing and anticipated space transportation issues. By teaming with the nation’s top academic research institutions, the COE will help ensure the protection of the public, property, and the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States during commercial launch or reentry activities. NMSU will be the lead institution for the FAA, working with the following core university partners: New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Florida Institute of Technology; Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion; Stanford University; University of Colorado – Boulder; and the University of Texas – Medical Branch.
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.
College of Engineering, New Mexico State University
College of Engineering
New Mexico State University
PO Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
As the oldest and largest engineering college in New Mexico, NMSU has the only degree-granting aerospace engineering program in the state. Our faculty members are developing tomorrow’s leaders in space research. For more information visit engr.nmsu.edu.
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 American 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 provides a full range of advanced technology services, refined over nearly 65 years of experience supporting both government and commercial clients. We are known for our commitment to excellence and for our outstanding achievements in quality, performance, and safety. With a focus on long-term, ongoing client relationships, many of our clients retain our services across multiple contracts, programs and projects, resulting in successful partnerships over many years. Service and trust are at the heart of our client relationships. We develop, build, and nurture these relationships by demonstrating integrity, exercising sound judgment in our business, and living up to our commitments – by doing what we say we will do
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.
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.
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; office 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.
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.
Stellar Technology-LORD Corporation
237 Commerce Drive
Amherst, NY 14228
Stellar Technology, a business unit of Lord Corporation, is the leading provider of pressure sensors, temperature sensors, and force sensors for the rapidly expanding global commercial space market. Stellar Technology sensors are specified for a broad range of commercial space applications including: ground support systems, propulsion systems, launch vehicles, environmental control and life support systems, flight control systems, thruster/reaction control systems, recovery systems, and component testing. Customers select Stellar Technology transducers and transmitters because of the premium placed on safety, reliability, efficiency, and cost.
Stellar Technology pressure transducers, temperature transmitters, load cells, torque cells, displacement sensors, and instrumentation provide applications solutions for many of the diverse activities associated with private and federal space programs. Some of these programs include:
- Launching Crew and Cargo to the International Space Station
- Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS)
- Space Tourism
- Suborbital Hypersonic Point-to-Point Travel
- NASA’s Commercial Crew Development Program (CCDev2)
- Micro-Satellite Propulsion Systems
- On-Orbit Fuel Depots/Cryogenic Propellant Transfer Systems
- Scientific Research
- Education and Training Programs
- Astronaut Training
- National Security Applications
Stellar Technology is a US company with engineering, manufacturing, and service facilities in Amherst, New York, and regional technical sales offices throughout the US.
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.
U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20230
The Office of Technology Evaluation is the focal point within the U.S. Department of Commerce for analyzing the capabilities of the U.S. industrial base to support the national defense and the impact of export controls on U.S. interests. Programs include:
- Conducting surveys and assessments of defense-related technologies and industries;
- Monitoring economic and trade issues vital to the industrial base;
- Partnering with defense and civilian federal agencies, industry associations, state governments, and universities;
- Benchmarking industry performance and raising awareness of diminishing manufacturing and R&D capabilities;
- Gauging the effect of the dual-use export control system on the economy.
PO Box 1163
Mojave CA, 93502
XCOR Aerospace builds safer, more reliable and reusable rocket-powered vehicles, propulsion systems, advanced non-flammable composites and rocket piston pumps. XCOR works with aerospace prime contractors and government customers on major propulsion systems, while also building the XCOR Lynx suborbital spaceplane.
Lynx is a piloted, two-seat, fully reusable liquid rocket-powered spaceplane that takes off and lands horizontally. The Lynx family of vehicles serves three primary missions: research and scientific missions and private spaceflight in the Lynx Mark I and Lynx Mark II, and micro satellite launch on the Lynx Mark III. Lynx production models (designated Lynx Mark II) are designed to be robust, multi-mission (research/scientific or private spaceflight) commercial vehicles capable of flying to 100+ km in altitude, up to four times per day. Lynx production models are available to customers in the free world on a wet-lease basis for their own manned space flight programs.
XCOR is based in Mojave, California. It is currently creating a Research and Development Center in Midland, Texas, and will be establishing an operational and manufacturing site at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with the assistance of Space Florida. Learn more at www.xcor.com.