Press Release From: RocketLab
Los Angeles - November 3, 2015 Rocket Lab announced they have selected Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) to provide range safety support for their upcoming Electron launches in 2016. AAC's core business area is space launch. It developed, owns, and operates the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska (PSCA), a state-of-the-industry spaceport that provides access to planetary orbital space for commercial and government customers.
Press Release From: RocketLab
November 3. 2015
Anchorage, AK - An Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) business development delegation participated in the first National Aerospace Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Exposition held in Los Angeles October 26 to 28, 2015. AAC sponsored a booth in the exposition hall, held numerous meetings with companies interested in aerospace opportunities in Alaska, and presented a briefing on the evolving small satellite commercial market and how non-federal spaceports may provide low cost launch options for the emerging industry.
Anchorage, AK – Tatym Doucet, a sixth grade student at Kincaid Elementary School in Anchorage, Alaska built a replica of the Launch Service Structure at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska (PSCA) as her class project. Tatym, who visits Kodiak each summer, was inspired for the project when she went out to visit the site. “When I was in Kodiak, we went out to the site, but couldn’t get real close, so I wanted to do the research and build this for my school project” she said.
September 8, 2015
Anchorage, Alaska – Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) has selected Davis Constructors & Engineers, Inc. of Anchorage, Alaska as the General Contractor for reconstruction of the facilities damaged at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska (PSCA) from the launch vehicle failure in August 2014.
The Pacific Spaceport Complex - Alaska (PSCA) today dedicated the Launch Operations Control Center (LOCC) in honor of Ed Allen. Mr.
Anchorage, Alaska – Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) and Garvey Spacecraft Corporation (GSC) achieved an important milestone in their collaborative venture to path-find operations for a commercial nanosat launch vehicle at AAC’s Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska (PSC-A) on Kodiak Island. Just one month after starting, the team worked through the logistics to enable GSC to ship a prototype first stage and then successfully demonstrate on-site fuel loading into the vehicle.
Engineering students get experience in the Aerospace Industry
Anchorage AK - Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) welcomes two new engineering interns for the summer of 2015, Jason Sebring and Rocky Powers, both Mechanical Engineering majors attending the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. They were selected from a competitive field of highly qualified candidates.
Anchorage AK - Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) announced the selection of Dr. Robert “Bob” McCoy as the new Board of Directors Chair, effective May 18, 2015. Dr. McCoy replaces Pat Gamble who is retiring after serving on the board since 2010.
New name reflects great service coverage for customers Anchorage, Alaska - The Kodiak Launch Complex is no longer, in name at least. Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC), a premier aerospace company that owns and operates the non-Federal Kodiak Launch Complex, announces that it is renaming the facility “Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska” (PSCA) to reflect the growing capability of AAC to meet customer requirements and its broader aerospace commitment to the Pacific region.