39th Space Symposium 2024

April 16, 2024

The Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC), and our wholly owned subsidiary Aurora Launch Services (ALS), were proudly in attendance at the 39th Space Symposium 2024, in Colorado Springs, Colorado the week of April 8-11.  The team consisted of AAC/ALS members Maggie, Rob, Alyssa, John and Manilyn.  We had two board members supporting us, Jack and Lindsay, enabling us to make connections with current […]

Alaska Aerospace Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer

February 27, 2024

Today, the Alaska Aerospace Corporation announced the selection of Colonel John Oberst, United States Air Force (Ret) as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. The Alaska Aerospace Corporation Board unanimously selected Colonel Oberst after an exhaustive nationwide search. Colonel Oberst is a long time Alaskan resident, with a broad background in the military and space industry, who brings a wealth of […]

Alaska Aerospace releases 2023 Annual Report

January 19, 2024

Alaska Aerospace has released its 2023 Annual Report.  The report highlights the numerous accomplishments of the state-owned corporation and provides the audited financial results for the state fiscal year 2023. “The team has successfully navigated the complexities of the aerospace sector, fostered innovation, and leveraged the collective expertise of our very committed and dedicated and diverse team of individuals, working together as […]

Space Symposium 2022

April 7, 2022

Thank you 37th Space Symposium! Last day to stop by our booth. #1176


AK Aero Presentation Kodiak Island Borough Assembly Affirms Continued Public Access

KODIAK, AK:  Continuing outreach efforts to keep the local community informed on activities at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska (PSCA), Alaska Aerospace gave an update of 2017 accomplishments, along with information on Alaska Aerospace’s future business development efforts to the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly at their Thursday, October 19, 2017 regular meeting.  “Alaska Aerospace strives to be a good neighbor and […]

Juneau Chamber Commerce Features Alaska Aerospace Weekly Luncheon

JUNEAU, AK:  Alaska Aerospace provided the luncheon presentation at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce weekly meeting on October 12, 2017.  Attended by approximately 40 business leaders from the community, Craig Campbell, Alaska Aerospace President and CEO, presented a general overview of the company and offered his perspective on the changing launch vehicle market and demands for small and ultra-small launch vehicle capability, […]

Rocket Complex Thinks Small Markets Change

By JOANN SNODERLY joann@kodiakdailymirror.com | Posted: Friday, June 16, 2017 9:00 am Representatives of Alaska Aerospace Corporation on Wednesday said they hope to increase launch frequency from Kodiak Island to at least three to four launches per year at a town hall meeting in Kodiak. Increasing launch frequency from Kodiak will require attracting commercial customers, said Barry King, Alaska Aerospace director of […]

Alaska Aerospace Congratulates Robb Kulin Nasa Class 2017 Astronaut Candidate

ANCHORAGE, AK:  Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) wishes to congratulate Robb Kulin in his selection by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as one of twelve astronaut candidates in the Class of 2017.  Robb hails from Anchorage, where he graduated from Robert Service High School.  He received a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Denver; completed a Master’s degree […]

After Setbacks Alaska Space Business Again Has High Hopes

By Becky Bohrer | AP  JUNEAU, Alaska — When most people think of Alaska, they picture its thick forests, hulking grizzly bears and soaring, snow-covered peaks. What they might not imagine is rockets whisking defense and other payloads into space. But America’s northernmost state has that too, entering the high-tech aerospace business more than 25 years ago as it looked to diversify its oil-reliant […]

Alaska Aerospace Corporation Congratulates Rocket Lab Successful Launch New Electron Rocket

ANCHORAGE, AK:  The team at Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) congratulates Rocket Lab on their successful launch of the new Electron rocket from the Rocket Lab Launch Complex One on the Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand.  “This successful Electron launch is a game-changer for the commercial small satellite industry,” said Craig Campbell, AAC President and Chief Executive Officer.  “There is tremendous demand for a […]

Arctic Aerospace Achievements Highlighted During Arctic Interchange

FAIRBANKS, AK:  As part of the tenth Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Fairbanks on May 10-11, 2017, a series of workshops were conducted to highlight arctic opportunities and challenges.  On Thursday, May 11, the Arctic Interchange hosted a panel discussion addressing aerospace opportunities in Alaska and the Arctic.  Chaired by Dr. Bob McCoy, PhD, Director of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) […]

Alaska Aerospace Pursuing Asian Small Satellite Launch Market

Anchorage AK:  Following participation in the 2017 Japan Space Symposium, Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) President and Chief Executive Officer Craig E. Campbell traveled to Hokkaido, Japan with a joint Japanese and American delegation to visit a proposed launch site in the coastal town of Taiki.   As part of the itinerary, the delegation toured the headquarters and manufacturing facility of Interstellar Technologies.  Interstellar […]



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