What’s behind Colorado’s ascent as a top aerospace state? With leading contractors, a highly educated workforce, world-class research facilities, and the U.S. center of military space, we clearly have a 5,280-foot head start on the competition.
The Colorado Space Coalition collaborates with companies and key industry stakeholders to expand the state's position as the No. 2 aerospace economy in the nation.
While NASA’s first test flight of the Orion module signifies a huge step for the nation in our return to human spaceflight, its journey really began in Colorado.
Air Force Space Command in Colorado Springs celebrated the 20th anniversary of full operational capacity for the worldwide GPS.
ULA’s unprecedented mission success—100 successful launches within nine years, nearly one launch per month—is a stratospheric accomplishment for our state’s aerospace industry.
GPS III satellites will deliver three times better accuracy and extend spacecraft life to 15 years. Read more
RapidLaunch™ is designed to transform the nature of launch acquisition, contracting, and integration. Read more
Following the successful OSIRIS-REx launch, 9News highlights Colorado’s key role in aerospace. Read more
NASA spacecraft will bring back to Earth a sample from 4.5-billion-year-old asteroid. Read more
Global news giant CNBC highlights Colorado burgeoning aerospace industry and efforts to locate a spaceport in the state. Read more
OSIRIS-REx, a Colorado-built spacecraft, traveled to the near-Earth asteroid Bennu and will bring a sample back to Earth for intensive study.
The Colorado Space Coalition’s Company Directory includes more than 400 aerospace companies and suppliers in the state. Colorado’s aerospace companies develop products and systems for commercial, military, and government space applications.
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