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07 / 18 / 12

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Craig E. Campbell is the new acting chief executive officer of the Alaska Aerospace Corp.  The board announced Tuesday in a release the new role for Campbell, who is the corporation's chief operating officer and president.  Campbell, a former Alaska lieutenant governor, is taking the interim role after Dale Nash announced he is leaving July 27.  Nash has been named executive director of the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority. He begins July 31.

03 / 02 / 12

DENVER, March 2, 2012 – – Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT] announced today that it has chosen Alaska’s Kodiak Launch Complex (KLC) as its dedicated West Coast launch facility for Athena rocket launches.  The company’s decision will enable Alaska Aerospace Corporation to move ahead with plans to expand its space launch capabilities.  Lockheed Martin has been working with the state of Alaska and Alaska Aerospace Corporation on expansion plans for the new medium–lift launch pad to support potential Athena III launches.

11 / 21 / 11

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that it has submitted its final proposal revision for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract. The Lockheed Martin-Raytheon GMD team delivered its final offer to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's (MDA's) GMD Joint Program Office in Huntsville, Ala., Nov. 18.

09 / 26 / 11

(KODIAK) The Department of Defense, Office of Operationally Responsive Space will dedicate the TacSat-4 mission, an experimental tactical communication satellite being launched at the Kodiak Launch Complex, in memory of the 30 United States service members who made the ultimate sacrifice when their helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan on August 6.

01 / 31 / 11

Dale Nash, Alaska Aerospace Corporation Chief Executive Officer announced today that former Lieutenant Governor Craig E. Campbell will become the President and Chief Operating Officer for Alaska Aerospace Corporation effective February 15, 2011. “I am pleased to have Craig join our team at AAC. He brings a wealth of state and federal government experience which will be invaluable as we pursue a more diversified business portfolio in aerospace across Alaska.” Mr. Nash commented.

01 / 31 / 11

University of Alaska President Pat Gamble today announced that Tom Case, the former dean of the University of Alaska Anchorage College of Business and Public Policy, will succeed Fran Ulmer as UAA chancellor. 

01 / 21 / 11

January 21, 2011, Juneau, Alaska – In a move to build a stronger and more dependable aerospace industry in Alaska, Governor Sean Parnell signed an executive order moving the oversight authority for the Alaska Aerospace Corporation from the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. The governor says the move will ultimately help grow related private-sector opportunities.

10 / 19 / 10

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA and the State of Alaska agreed today to collaborate in a variety of activities of mutual interest involving small satellite development, advanced aviation, space exploration, education and science.

06 / 17 / 10

Alaska Aerospace to Provide Responsive Operations and Sustainment Support at Key GMD Sites 

ANCHORAGE, AK—Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Alaska Aerospace Corporation announced today that they are partnering to pursue the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract.  

06 / 17 / 10

Alaska Aerospace to Provide Responsive Operations and Sustainment Support at Key GMD Sites 

Lockheed Martin and ATK Announce 2nd Generation Athena Launch Vehicles - Athena to fill Critical Niche in Affordable Rockets – Available for Launch in 2012