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John Galer Named Aerospace's Chief of Government Relations

The Aerospace Corporation announced today that John Galer has joined the company as the new chief of government relations. In this role, Galer will lead Aerospace’s government relations activities, providing strategic vision and execution of a growing portfolio of educational and outreach efforts to Congress, Executive Branch, and state/local government officials.
APPLE harnesses the miniaturization of electronics to transition from the larger deep space missions of the past to small, nimble, and more cost-effective missions.

Prototype Spacecraft Power System for Deep Space Secures $600K NASA Grant

The Aerospace Corporation’s Atomic Planar Power for Lightweight Exploration (APPLE) technology, which can enable missions to the deepest parts of the solar system, was awarded a 2022 NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Phase II grant worth approximately $600,000. APPLE is one of the five projects advancing from an initial concept to the next phase of research and development during a two-year study phase.
Forbes Best Midsize Employer 2022

Forbes Names Aerospace an America's Best Midsize Employer for Second Year

The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) was named one of America's Best Midsize Employers 2022 by Forbes magazine, ranking in the top 500 midsize employers overall. This is the second year in a row Aerospace has been recognized. Forbes also showcased Aerospace in 2019 as one of the Best Employers for Diversity.
Dr. Debra Emmons

Dr. Debra Emmons Named Aerospace’s New Chief Technology Officer

To deliver innovative space technologies and collaboration for the space enterprise of the future, The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) has selected Dr. Debra Emmons as vice president and Chief Technology Officer, succeeding Dr. Dave Miller, who will be transitioning back to academia in January 2022 after serving his planned three-year term as CTO.
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About Aerospace

The Aerospace Corporation is a national nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has more than 4,500 employees. With major locations in El Segundo, California; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the Washington, D.C. region, Aerospace addresses complex problems across the space enterprise and other areas of national and international significance through agility, innovation, and objective technical leadership. For more information, visit www.aerospace.org. Follow us on Twitter: @AerospaceCorp.

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