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Aerospace Corporation

Aerospace Corporation, headquartered in El Segundo, California, is an independent nonprofit government service corporation (FFRDC), chartered to provide scientific and engineering assistance in the government's interest. Its engineers and scientists provide objective analysis and advice over the full range of disciplines associated with developing complex space systems, from initial concept and design through deployment and on orbit operation. Aerospace involvement ensures the application of advanced technology, recognition of past lessons learned, and integration of critical tasks in order to manage risk and limit costs. Aerospace operates an Air Force sponsored Federally Funded Research and Development Center serving as the architect engineer for national security space systems. It is the government's integral engineering arm for U.S. national security space and launch system programs, and works as a trusted partner with government agencies and contractors charged with implementing the national security space architecture. The corporation also cooperates with NASA, other civil agencies, and international space organizations in order to apply space-related technologies to critical problems in the national interest.

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Established

1960

Employees

2,001-5,000

Affiliation

Privately held

Ticker
None

Revenue

$750 million to $1 billion

Top Secret Work
Number of Locations

20

Number of Government Clients

8

Types of Work (5)  
Types of Work
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