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The Aerospace Corporation Overview

El Segundo, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1960
Nonprofit Organization
Business Services
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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Working at The Aerospace Corporation

A not-for-profit company, The Aerospace Corporation provides space-related research, development, and advisory services primarily for U.S. government programs. Its chief sponsor is the U.S. Air Force and its main customers include the Space and Missile Systems Center of Air ... Read more

Mission: Aerospace provides engineering solutions to the nation’s most complex challenges.

Our commitment to the following core values has made us the leading architect and principal technical resource for space programs of national significance. Our values ... Read more

The Aerospace Corporation Reviews

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    Pros

    Aerospace is a very high technology, professional company with excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Long commute due to traffic from outside the LA/El Segundo area.

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The Aerospace Corporation Photos

The Aerospace Corporation photo of: The corporate headquarters in El Segundo, California.
The Aerospace Corporation photo of: Jennifer Tanzillo uses a high-speed precision pointing control testbed.
The Aerospace Corporation photo of: Aerospace mentors team with those in the Research in Industrial Projects for Students program.
The Aerospace Corporation photo of: Aerospace's Chantilly Campus is located just minutes from Washington, D.C.
The Aerospace Corporation photo of: Dr. Hyun Kim, research scientist, uses a Scanning Probe Microscope to study the surface topography of graphene material.
The Aerospace Corporation photo of: JPL engineer Aaron Yazzie shares his experiences working on the Curiosity rover.
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The Aerospace Corporation Interviews

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    Senior Instructional Designer Interview

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    I applied online. The process took 12+ months. I interviewed at The Aerospace Corporation.

    Interview

    I have applied to three Sr. Instructional Design positions over 2 years. I have 15+ years industry experience, multiple masters degrees (including instructional design) and already have an active TS/SCI. All jobs have gone to "No longer under consideration" without even a phone call. I have been told that you need to know someone to get in on the bandwagon. Poor POOR management if you ask me.

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Company Updates

  • Dr. Sherrie Zacharius, vice president of Technology and Laboratory Operations, and Richard Welle, director of the Microsatellite Systems Department, participated in two NASA media panels earlier Oct. 7 at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Zacharius discussed the growing importance and accessibility of cubesats on the first panel. Welle, who was part of the second panel, discussed the first Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration (OCSD) cubesat and its innovative capabilities.

  • AeroCube-7, which will demonstrate the capabilities of high-speed optical transmission of data and small spacecraft proximity operations, prepares to take flight aboard an Atlas V. To learn about this trilogy of small satellites, also known as CubeSats, read the article at http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIptI.

    AeroCube-7 Ready for Duty as Atlas V Prepares for Launch | The Aerospace Corporation

    Riding on the coattails of its older siblings, AeroCubes 1 through 6, the first in the AeroCube-7 (AC-7) trilogy sits aboard an Atlas V at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, awaiting its day in the sun. Launch is currently scheduled for Oct. 8, with the remaining two CubeSats in this series set for launch in spring 2016.

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The Aerospace Corporation Awards & Accolades

  • Top Ten Employer for Engineering Students, AfterCollege Employer Popularity Index, 2014
  • Top 50 STEM Workplaces, AISES Winds of Change Magazine, 2014
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