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.
Anchorage, AK—Local contractor, Brechan Enterprises Inc., has just been awarded a $3.5 million contract by Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation. This contract is Phase 1 of the Rocket Motor Storage Facility (RMSF) construction and includes all excavation, backfill and grading of the access road from Pasagshak Road to the RMSF area. The work also includes installation of the water utilities, power, communication lines and fencing. Construction of Phase 1 is scheduled to be completed by October 31, 2009.
Juneau, AK—Governor Sarah Palin has appointed Dr. David (Dave) Weldon, Jr., former United States Representative from Florida’s 15th District, to the Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation Board of Directors. The eleven-member board is charged with developing aerospace-related economic and technical opportunities in the state of Alaska.
The board works with private corporations, government agencies, and universities to: