Space hub expands in Washington State.

Washington State is increasingly becoming the epicenter of space exploration. With over a century of aerospace know how and a phenomenal depth of tech expertise in the state, home-grown companies like Blue Origin, Vulcan Aerospace, Planetary Resources and Tethers...

Boeing breaks ground on new training center.

Boeing has started work on a new Workforce Training Center at its Auburn, Washington facility. It’s the first new building constructed on the site in almost 25 years. The $16.7 million center, which covers almost 71,000 square feet, is a significant investment...

Washington space company launches imaging satellite.

The goal is to have a more efficient and affordable earth imaging platform. BlackSky Global, a subsidiary of Washington State based Spaceflight Industries, is developing a constellation of satellites that will provide an unprecedented view of the world with high...

Washington State drone industry group gets off the ground.

Commercial aerospace has long been one of Washington State’s premier industries. However, the leading edge sub-sector of unmanned aircraft systems is also being pioneered by Washington companies. The synergy around drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles has...

Blue Origin announces new rocket.

Washington’s space cluster continues to redefine the market for innovative commercial spacecraft, propulsion and systems. Washington-based Blue Origin has just announced its new entry into the commercialized space launch system market. The New Glenn, named after...

Mini thrusters propel mini payloads.

Washington-based Tethers Unlimited has recently won $2.2 million in  contracts to produce small propulsion systems with a fuel source that is non-explosive, non-toxic and unpressurized. The fuel is a mix of hydrogen and oxygen and created by splitting water molecules....
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