Arizona is in the running for a new manufacturing facility that will be developed as a result of a new satellite communications partnership between Honeywell International and Bay Area telecommunications company Skyloom Global.
Aerospace and Defense
One of the early stops in my career found me working as a principal engineer at Ford Aerospace. Even then, I knew space held the potential for paydays. Little did I realize that the commercial space industry was going to help sustain Arizona’s economy for years to come in Arizona.
Marcus Engineering is truly honored to have been recognized as a 2021 Small Business of the Year by Pima County. The engineering firm was recognized for “workforce development, maintaining a supportive workplace and fostering community engagement”.
Leonardo Electronics US Inc.(LEI), a provider of next-gen technologies for defense, security, medical, and industrial applications and a US subsidiary of Leonardo, today announces plans to expand its regional presence in Oro Valley, Arizona, north of Tucson.
Jim Cantrell, founder and CEO of Tucson-based Phantom Space, has already established himself as a luminary in the aerospace industry, but he wants to cement his legacy by changing the way businesses get into space.
Honeywell is partnering with Signal Power Group (“Signal Power” or “SPG”) to expand the reach of Honeywell’s storied T55 turboshaft engine to include a new and innovative use in the industrial and marine end markets. The engine technology has been licensed to Signal Power, which will now be the original equipment manufacturer for new turbine drivetrains, that will, in part, be utilized in newly designed power generators.
Blue Origin, the space exploration company owned by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, announced plans to build a mixed-use space station on Oct. 25, and Arizona State University is set to play an essential role in bringing the project to life. The space station, called Orbital Reef, will operate as a privately owned, mixed-use business park in low Earth orbit with room for researchers, industrial users, tourists, international visitors and commercial customers to set up shop in space.
Joining us for this edition of the TechFocus Member Spotlight podcast is Doug Stetson, CEO of FreeFall Aerospace. FreeFall is developing innovative antenna technology that will bridge the current digital divide to make the goal of global connectivity a reality.
In the Arizona Technology Council’s August 2021 episode of AZTechCast, distinguished business leaders from Raytheon Missiles & Defense, the University of Arizona College of Engineering and the U.S. Air Force Academy joined Council President and CEO, Steve Zylstra, to discuss the importance of hypersonics research in Arizona.
From ground-based observatories to orbital telescopes to our first steps at sending robotic probes beyond Pluto, our generation and our children and grandchildren have a unique opportunity to learn about the planets circling other stars. The 7th Interstellar Symposium is an international gathering of scientists, engineers, and futurists who are engaged in laying the foundations for outposts throughout the solar system and achieving a pathway to the stars.