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 and Lockheed Martin approach the end of Orion's development phase and prepare for Exploration Mission-1 in 2020, its journey really began in Colorado.
Colorado has the perfect atmosphere for space. With info on major projects, jobs, and other space assets, our Colorado Aerospace 2017-2018 profile details the competitive advantages of locating your space business in the state.
ULA is America's Ride to Space and its unprecedented mission success—more than 130 successful launches —is a stratospheric accomplishment for our state’s aerospace industry.
A new project, inspired by the Apollo moon landings, will send 500 spacecraft small enough to fit in the palm of your hand to the moon by 2023. These tiny spacecraft, dubbed "LunaSats," will be designed and built by students in Colorado and across the world. Read more
Special Aerospace Services LLC (SAS) commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing with the unveiling of a restored Apollo 16 test capsule. Read more
The spaceport will also provide a boost to the state's economy by keeping the nearly 200,000 jobs. Read more
The move of Maxar’s headquarters is expected to result in the addition of approximately 800 jobs. Read more
Lockheed Martin begins construction on first Orion spaceship that will take astronauts into deep space. Read more
Reaction Engines begins construction of high-temperature airflow test facility in Colorado.
The Colorado Space Coalition’s Company Directory includes more than 500 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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