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 2018, 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 115 successful launches —is a stratospheric accomplishment for our state’s aerospace industry.
The AMC houses design facilities, product manufacturing, test ranges and administrative space. Read more
The mission was flown for Orbital ATK under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract and the payload will deliver supplies, equipment and experiments to astronauts aboard the ISS. Read more
GMI instrument is the calibration standard for the entire GPM constellation. Read more
Under a contract worth approximately $38 million, Lockheed Martin will support the Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS) that coordinates virtually everything flown by the military, from fighters to helicopters to cruise missiles. Read more
Collaboration between industry, education, and workforce is a driver of growth & investment. Read more
NASA is moving forward with a spring 2018 launch of its InSight mission to study the deep interior of Mars.
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.
See highlights of our recent events, including photo galleries, video recaps, and more.