KODIAK, AK - January 31, 2019: The first meeting of the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska (PSCA) Spaceport Master Plan Advisory Group was held Wednesday evening, January 30, 2019 at the Best Western Harbor Room to discuss the PSCA master planning process initiated by the Alaska Aerospace Board of Directors. This meeting was the first of five planned for the Advisory Group to assist Alaska Aerospace in creating a master plan for development of PSCA through 2030.
Anchorage, AK: Dr. Robert McCoy, Alaska Aerospace Board of Directors Chair, announces the board has accepted the retirement request of the Corporations Chief Executive Officer, Craig E. Campbell, effective May 31, 2019. “Craig was instrumental in leading the transformation of Alaska Aerospace during some extremely tumultuous times,” stated Dr. McCoy.
Kodiak, AK: Alaska Aerospace is hosting an Open House at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska (PSCA) on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm to celebrate twenty years of launch activities. The public is invited to visit the site, where Alaska Aerospace staff will be providing tours of the spaceport facilities.
Anchorage, AK: Alaska Aerospace announces the hiring of Mark D. Lester to serve as the Company’s new President. Mark will report directly to Craig Campbell whom continues as Alaska Aerospace’s Chief Executive Officer.
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KODIAK — A spaceflight startup rehearsed its launch procedures this week at the Kodiak spaceport.
Arizona-based Vector Launch, Inc. conducted a telemetry test on Tuesday, to check communications between the rocket and the spaceport command center. On Wednesday, it performed a fueling test.
During both, employees raised a 43-foot replica of the “Vector-R” rocket to a vertical position on launch pad C, where the company hopes to launch later this year.
Anchorage, AK: Alaska Aerospace today launched Aurora Launch Services as a wholly-owned subsidiary to offer low cost launch services to both commercial and government customers worldwide. Based in Anchorage, Alaska, Aurora Launch Services will be the exclusive provider for launch services at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska, located in Kodiak.
Small rockets, big dreams: More spaceports taking root - Author: Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY - Published: 8:45 PM EDT May 2, 2018 - Updated: 2:26 PM EDT May 3, 2018
WATKINS, Colo. — A ribbon of concrete runway on Colorado’s eastern plains is poised to become the cutting edge of civilian spaceflight if local boosters realize their long-held dreams to travel anywhere in the world in just minutes.
ANCHORAGE, AK: Alaska Aerospace today clarified details pertaining to commercial launch activities and development plans at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska (PSCA), located on Kodiak Island, following misinformation across social media channels.
Greetings from your neighbors at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska. On April 4, the Kodiak Daily Mirror printed an article titled “Kodiak Could See 24 Rocket Launches Each Year.” I want to thank the reporter and staff at the Kodiak Daily Mirror for keeping the community informed on the future plans for America’s premier commercial spaceport. The article was well-written and opened the public discussion on what our spaceport should be in the future.
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The Alaska Aerospace Corporation is undertaking a new environmental impact study in order to increase launch capacity at the Pacific Spaceport Complex, according to CEO Craig Campbell.
Under the current Launch Site Operator License with the Federal Aviation Administration, the spaceport can accommodate up to nine rockets over a twelve month period. Campbell said he’d like to see the number increased to 24, which would include government-affiliated launches as well as commercial launches with smaller payloads.