Tag Archives: Pacific Spaceport Complex

Alaska Aerospace Corporation starts company for out-of-state services

Alaska Aerospace Corporation launch facility in Narrow Cape. (Photo courtesy of AAC) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Alaska Aerospace Corporation will establish a subsidiary to handle its out-of-state services. AAC conducts rocket launches from the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Narrow Cape and its corporate offices are in Anchorage. It’s contracted with both the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and private businesses. It’s also ... Read More »

Kodiak Pacific Spaceport Complex Participates in Missile Defense Test

Screen cap of THAAD operations on Kodiak. Video by Video by Leah Garton / Missile Defense Agency Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak Island’s rocket launch facility was one of the players in a missile defense test this week. The Alaska Aerospace Corporation is in a multi-year agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency for a maximum of $80.4 million, ... Read More »

Launch Possible This Week at Rocket Launch Facility

Kayla Desroches/KMXT It appears that the Pacific Spaceport Complex may have conducted a launch. The U.S. Department of Defense’s Missile Defense Agency has partnered with Alaska Aerospace Corporation on a couple of launches scheduled for this summer at AAC’s launch facility in Pasagshak. While the Missile Defense Agency and AAC declined to comment on the launch date or time due ... Read More »

FAA Says No Further Environmental Study Needed for Launch Site Expansion

Jay Barrett/KMXT FAA KLC FONSI There will be no need for a more in-depth investigation into the environmental effects of building a third, larger launch pad at Narrow Cape in Pasagshak. That, according to an announcement from the Federal Aviation Administration, made Tuesday morning. The FAA issued a Final Environmental Assessment for Launch Pad 3 after determining that it “will ... Read More »

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