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.
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.
Front Range Airport / Spaceport Colorado
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 acheived a major milestone with the passage of Senate Bill12-35, 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.
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.
NASA Kennedy Space Center
Nasa Kennedy Space Center
Mail Code: AD
Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899
Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is building on its successful 50+ year history—serving as our Nation’s gateway to the universe—to become the world’s premier multi-user spaceport. KSC’s Center Planning and Development directorate welcomes the commercial space industry, academia, and other government agencies to utilize our unique facilities, technical capabilities, technologies, and expert talent. We are all about developing partnerships and launching dreams. For more information on KSC’s partnership opportunities, explore: kscpartnerships.ksc.nasa.gov.
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.
Space Systems Headquarters
45101 Warp Drive
Dulles, VA 20166
Orbital ATK’s Space Systems Group is one of the world’s preeminent satellite builders and advanced space systems providers, offering a broad portfolio of products for commercial, military, scientific and international customers. The group designs, manufactures and operates small- to medium-class satellites for communications, imaging, science and national security space applications. Orbital ATK is also a market-leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, and is pioneering innovative in-orbit satellite servicing technologies. It is also a premier provider of space-related engineering services to government agencies and laboratories.
Orbital ATK is bringing the efficiency and discipline of fixed-price commercial contracting to the human spaceflight market by providing cargo delivery services to the International Space Station (ISS) under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services program. The company’s Cygnus advanced maneuvering spacecraft conducts autonomous rendezvous and close- in-operations with the ISS and also supports future deep-space exploration programs.
Orbital ATK is also an innovator in the development of new atmospheric and space flight systems. From Pegasus, the world’s first air-launched vehicle designed to boost small satellites into orbit, and the X-43 hypersonic technology aircraft demonstrator to the Eagles program for Stratolaunch Systems and the VivaSat in-space servicing vehicle, Orbital ATK has been involved in some of the most exciting advanced systems in the aerospace industry.
3655 Research Rd
Arrowhead Center Genesis C
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Revolv Technologies produces the only singularity-free control moment gyroscope that can be used for high control authority in spacecraft 1kg and larger.
Stellar Technologies-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.