Forging Resiliency for the Future

The Aerospace Corporation’s 2020 Annual Report spotlights the accomplishments and breakthroughs that strengthen our value as the nation’s trusted partner for space.
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Navigating Through the Perfect Storm

In a year of unprecedented change, The Aerospace Corporation continued to deliver the trusted technical expertise and objective analysis that have defined our company for more than 60 years, supporting our customers across the space enterprise as they work to advance our nation’s leading role in space.
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Resilience Through COVID-19 and the New Normal

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Aerospace continued to deliver for our customers by adapting with resilience, innovation and velocity, overcoming unprecedented challenges to ensure mission success while prioritizing the health and wellbeing of our people.

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AEHF-6: Aerospace Rapidly Adapts for COVID-19 to Support Space Force’s First Launch

Aerospace exercised our comprehensive launch verification process to augment ULA’s internal mission assurance process to ensure success for the U.S. Space Force’s inaugural flight.


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New COVID-19 Norms Foster Agile Smallsat Innovation

As a result of COVID-19, Aerospace engineers have pioneered new, innovative means of accomplishing laser alignment communications remotely, in compliance with new health safety guidelines.


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How Aerospace is Shaping the Workplace of the Future

Aerospace has embarked on an effort to envision how our future workforce will operate and the tools, training and support we’ll need to accomplish our mission.

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History of Aerospace Timeline

Aerospace was incorporated on June 3, 1960 during the dawn of the space age and our early years were defined by the ambitious projects that continue to shape the space enterprise today. This interactive timeline allows you to take a journey through our rich history and proud legacy of technical excellence and commitment to mission success as the nation’s trusted partner.

Support Where It's Needed Most

Aerospace works side by side with our customers wherever they are, staffing two dozen locations across 11 states, anchored by our two largest campuses, in El Segundo, Calif., and Chantilly, Va. This past year saw growth across Aerospace’s network of campuses, including continued expansion at our Colorado Springs, Colo., Albuquerque, N.M., and Huntsville, Ala., locations.
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The Brightest Minds of Today

Solving the nation’s hardest problems means recruiting and retaining the brightest minds available.

Our collective expertise spans fields from math, chemistry, and physics to mechanical, aeronautical, and electrical engineering, drawn from private industry, academia, and government talent pools. More than two-thirds of Aerospace’s technical staff holds an advanced degree, with 780 holding a Ph.D. in their respective fields.

Together, Aerospace’s technical staff have an average of 26 years of technical experience, with many finding a long-term home with the company to grow their careers and maximize their impact.

Commitment to Our People

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Aerospace's Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Aerospace’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and Executive Diversity Council established a new strategic framework to augment and reinforce our efforts in creating long-lasting impact for a diverse and inclusive workplace where our people are empowered to bring their best selves to collaborate and create the best solutions for our customers.


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Effecting Change Through the Aerospace Committee for Equality

The Aerospace Committee for Equality (ACE) is leading our holistic effort that spans across the enterprise to address six critical Focus Areas: Recruitment, Representation, Retention, Education and Training, K-12 STEM Outreach and Community Outreach.


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Keeping Our People Safe Against COVID-19

Commitment to our people is a pillar of Aerospace's values. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our leaders took critical steps to prioritize the safety and wellbeing of our employees as we continued to deliver on the mission.


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