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04-02-2020

SNC Leverages VORTEX® Engine Technology for DARPA’s OpFires Program

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, reached a major milestone in the advancement of hypersonic propulsion with its patented VORTEX engine, advancing to the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program.

04-02-2020

Ball Aerospace Delivers Cryostat to University of Arizona for NASA Balloon Mission

NASA’s GUSTO balloon mission will map out large sections of the Milky Way galaxy and the nearby galaxy known as the Large Magellanic Cloud

03-27-2020

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches First National Security Space Mission for the U.S. Space Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) communications satellite for the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on March 26 at 4:18 p.m. EDT. This marks the 83rd successful launch of an Atlas V rocket, 138th launch for ULA and first mission for the U.S. Space Force.

02-19-2020

Ball Aerospace-built Geostationary Air Quality Instrument Launches Successfully

The Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS) instrument, jointly developed by Ball Aerospace and Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) under the leadership of Ball Aerospace, launched successfully on Feb. 18, 2020. GEMS was integrated onto KARI’s GEO-KOMPSAT-2B satellite.

02-10-2020

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Solar Orbiter to Study the Sun

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying Solar Orbiter, an international cooperative mission between the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41on Feb. 9 at 11:03 p.m. EST. This marks the 82nd successful launch of an Atlas V rocket and 137th launch for ULA.

12-20-2019

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches the Boeing Starliner Spacecraft on the Orbital Flight Test

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying Boeing’s Starliner capsule on the Orbital Flight Test lifted off on Dec. 20 at 6:36:43 a.m. EST, from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. This marks the 81st launch of an Atlas V rocket and ULA’s 136th successful launch.

11-26-2019

Oakman Aerospace and ArsUltra advance partnership to develop modular spacecraft solution

Oakman Aerospace Inc. (OAI) and Argentina-based ArsUltra (AU) signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on integrating their respective technologies as well as potential new technology creation.

10-15-2019

Dream Chaser® Spacecraft Primary Structure Arrives in Colorado

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Chairwoman and President Eren Ozmen and CEO Fatih Ozmen, announces the arrival of the primary vehicle structure to the company’s Colorado production facility, kicking off full assembly of the Dream Chaser® spacecraft ahead of its first mission for NASA in 2021.

08-23-2019

NASA Administrator explores future of aerospace engineering at new CU Boulder building

Today, the latest addition to the University of Colorado Boulder’s legacy of space exploration received a prestigious launch countdown.

08-22-2019

Ball Corporation contributes more than $1 million to CU Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder Thursday announced two major gifts from Ball Corporation and its foundation, including a $1 million gift from Ball to support the university’s new Aerospace Engineering Sciences building opening this fall.