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Successful commercial launch from Pacific Spaceport Complex


Former launch. (Photo courtesy of AAC) Daysha Eaton/KMXT A successful launch from the Alaska Aerospace Corporation took place on Friday. That’s according to Craig Campbell, president and CEO of AAC. Campbell confirms that the company had their first successful commercial launch from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska late Friday afternoon, the end of the window to launch. It was the …

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Alaska Aerospace Corporation facility to hold first commercial launch

From the AAC facility in Kodiak, taken 2016. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Alaska Aerospace Corporation is scheduled to conduct its first commercial launch at its Kodiak facility over the next few days. In 2014, a failed military test launch led to an explosion at the facility. Since then, the corporation has rebranded, rebuilt, and is …

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Commercial company conducts rocket exercise at launch facility

A Vector test rocket, or vehicle, housed inside the AAC facility. (Photo by Daysha Eaton / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT A commercial company that aims to launch small payloads into the earth’s orbit is conducting tests for a future launch from Alaska Aerospace Corporation’s facility at Narrow Cape. They’re trying to develop a streamlined rocket, or vehicle, to carry small payloads. …

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