December 26, 2014 9:25 AM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of The Aerospace Corporation

Company Overview

The Aerospace Corporation provides technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs. It operates a federally funded research and development center for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and supports national security space programs scientific research and analysis, systems development, and systems acquisition solutions. The company also provides systems engineering, testing, analysis, and development; acquisition support; launch readiness and certification; anomaly resolution; and application of new technologies for existing and new space systems. In addition, it offers engineering support to the devel...

2310 East El Segundo Boulevard

El Segundo, CA 90245-4691

United States

Founded in 1960





Key Executives for The Aerospace Corporation

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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Aerospace Corporation Key Developments

The Aerospace Corporation Announces Executive Changes

The Aerospace Corporation has announced several leadership changes. All leadership changes are effective Nov. 1, 2014. Kevin Bell, general manager for the Systems Engineering Division in Engineering and Technology Group, will replace Glenn Davis as general manager for the Imagery Programs Division in National Systems Group. As previously announced, Davis was promoted to vice president, Strategic Space Operations. Todd Nygren, general manager of Developmental Planning and Architectures, Systems Planning Engineering, and Quality, will replace Bell as general manager, SED, ETG. Andrew Dawdy, principal director of the Engineering Directorate, Space Systems Group, will be promoted to general manager and will replace Nygren in Developmental Planning and Architectures.

Aerospace Corp. Wins $811.61 Million Federal Contract

Aerospace Corp. was awarded an $811,607,999 federal contract modification by the U.S. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, for planning, systems definition and technical specification support, analyze user needs, design and design alternative, interoperability, manufacturing and quality control, and assist with test and evaluation, launch support, flight tests, orbital operations and integration of space systems into effective systems of systems.

The Aerospace Corporation Announces Leadership Changes

The Aerospace Corporation has announced several leadership changes. Catherine Steele, vice president of Strategic Space Operations, will be promoted to senior vice president of National Systems Group (NSG) and will replace Dr. Manuel De Ponte, the current senior vice president, upon his retirement on April 1, 2015. Steele, who resides in Colorado Springs, will move to Chantilly, Va. on Jan. 1, 2015, to ensure a smooth transition to her new role. Glenn Davis, general manager for Imagery Programs Division in NSG, will be promoted to vice president, Strategic Space Operations, effective Nov. 1, 2014.

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