During preparation and planning for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) Advanced Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) mission, an Environmental Assessment (EA) was prepared as required under the National Environmental Policy Act. The EA and the Finding of No Significant Impact were provided to the public for review and comment prior to the mission (public was notified via announcement in the Kodiak and Anchorage newspapers and printed copies made available in the Kodiak and Anchorage libraries in April 2014).
A test failure occurred at AAC's Kodiak Launch Complex. No one was injured. The Narrow Cape Area will be closed beyond KLC until further notice.
The U.S. Army has scheduled a flight test of hypersonic technology from the Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska to the Reagan Test Site, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll. The Advanced Hypersonic Weapon Flight Test- 2 Hypersonic Technology Test is scheduled in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014. Support areas associated with this test include Sand Point, Alaska.
In anticipation of a late summer launch from its Kodiak Launch Complex (KLC), the Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) will deploy a rocket launch tracking system in Sand Point, AK to monitor the rocket for flight safety during launch.
AAC hosted a public meeting at the Sand Point School yesterday to discuss local impact of the Range Safety and Telemetry System (RSTS), to be stationed on the East side of the school from May through September.
Alaska Aerospace Corporation is supporting a customer whom has completed an Environmental Assessment (EA). This EA will be available to the public in the near future. Notice of the availability of the EA will be printed in the Kodiak and Anchorage newspapers and you can also check the AAC web site for updates. The link for the Environmental Assessment will be posted on the AAC web site when it is available for public review.
Jeff Roberts, aerospace engineer for the Alaska Aerospace Corporation, was named to the Alaska Journal of Commerce Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 class of 2014, honored today during a luncheon at the Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center in Anchorage.
Roberts, 36, joined the corporation in 2008. He is responsible for launch operations and business development, including the diversification of the corporation’s aerospace services. During his oversight, the corporation has executed four successful launches, for a 16-0 mission performance record.
Craig Campbell, Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) President and CEO, and Jim Crisafulli, Hawai’i Office of Aerospace Development (OAD), jointly signed a Memorandum of Understanding today at the 2013 Hawai’i Aerospace Summit confirming their intention to establish a formal working relationship in state aerospace activities to serve the Pacific Region.
August, 29, 2013, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell establishing a formal operating relationship between the Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) and the Virginia Commercial Spaceflight Authority (VCSFA).
Alaska Aerospace Corporation recently hired a new team member to complement the management of the Corporation. Mark Greby started his new position on September 1 as Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Greby has spent the past 30 years in the Aerospace industry. A licensed Professional Engineer, Mark has worked for several of the major players in rocket development and launch operations including, ATK Aerospace Systems, Honeywell Technology Solutions, and United Space Alliance.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Craig E. Campbell was unanimously appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Alaska Aerospace Corporation by it’s Board of Directors at their meeting on September 20th.
Pat Gamble, Chairman of the Board of AAC, said that "Craig brings a strong combination of entrepreneurship and leadership to Alaska Aerospace Corporation at precisely the time in the growth of the company that we need it. The future for Alaska Aerospace in the space launch world is bright and the Board agreed that Craig will take us there."