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.
Kodiak, Alaska – In preparation to rebuild the Kodiak Launch Center’s Launch Pad -1 (LP-1) facilities after a recent anomaly, local Alaskan construction crews have cleared all of the debris from the area. The damaged facilities are being readied for repair work that is planned for the spring and summer. The work is on schedule, allowing the facilities to be back in operation no later than December of 2015.
The State of Alaska is facing a significant fiscal challenge with the recent decline in oil revenues. The state budget for FY 2016 is projected to have more than a $3.5 Billion deficit. Today, Governor Walker released his revised FY 2016 state budget, which did not include the $4.175 million state funding request for operations and sustainment of Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC)
This fact sheet is intended to explain what this means to AAC and aerospace activities in Alaska and answer questions as to the future of the Kodiak Launch Complex (KLC).