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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

01 / 21 / 10

Alaska Aerospace Appoints VP/GM Kodiak Launch Complex

January 21, 2010 

KODIAK, AK—Alaska Aerospace CEO Dale Nash announced the promotion of John Zbitnoff to the position of Vice President and General Manager Kodiak Launch Complex (KLC). Concurrent with this promotion Todd Leitheiser is named to the position of Deputy General Manager Kodiak Launch Complex.

10 / 13 / 09

ANCHORAGE, AK—Governor Sean Parnell today announced the appointment of Dr. Ronald Sega to the Alaska Aerospace Corporation board of directors.

This 11-member board manages the corporation, which owns and operates the Kodiak Launch Complex located on Kodiak Island. The corporation also provides support for new and continuing national launch priorities involving the complex, and works with private corporations, universities and government agencies to offer expanded aerospace services to Alaska and the nation.

10 / 13 / 09

On October 20, 2009, Alaska Senate Bill 125, sponsored by Senator Joe Paskvan and signed by the Governor into law, changed the corporation’s name to that of the Alaska Aerospace Corporation to recognize the corporation’s growth and successful operation. There are no changes to ownership or corporate governance.

06 / 01 / 09

Fairbanks, AK—Alaska Aerospace Corporation would like to Congratulate Matthew Van Atta, an Alaska Aerospace Corporation Scholarship Recipient who graduated in May 2009 from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with Honors as a Mechanical Engineering.     

 

 

02 / 20 / 09

Juneau, AK—The Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation contributed about $28.7 million to the state last year, according to an independent organization that calculated the corporation’s economic impact.

The corporation maintains and operates the Kodiak Launch Complex, which is designed to augment the nation’s ability to place satellites into orbit and support missile defense testing. So it is not surprising that the corporation’s greatest economic impact is on the Kodiak Island Borough.

02 / 14 / 09

KODIAK, AK—Plans to expand the Kodiak Launch Complex (KLC) by adding an additional launch pad and rocket motor storage facility will augment the nation’s ability to place satellites into orbit quickly, while at the same time generating hundreds of jobs and pumping millions of dollars into Alaskan communities.