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.
The Metro Denver EDC is disheartened to learn that President Trump is ordering the relocation of U.S. Space Command from Colorado to Alabama in his final days in office. Departing its existing headquarters and established infrastructure in Colorado, which is served by the largest concentration of private aerospace workers in the U.S., this move is projected to take up to six years at enormous additional cost to the U.S. taxpayer. Read more
Oxygen production capabilities would reduce launch costs for lunar missions and unlock the Moon as springboard to Mars and beyond. Read more
The University of Colorado Boulder and Lockheed Martin will soon lead a new space mission to capture the first-ever closeup look at a mysterious class of solar system objects: binary asteroids. Read more
Award represents 60 percent of the missions of the 5-year Phase 2 procurement Read more
Ball Aerospace was selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for four, six-month study contracts that will inform mission, spacecraft and instrument concepts for future operational weather architectures and Earth observation capabilities. 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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