A Century of Aerospace Know-How

From our humble beginnings in 1910 to our role as the global leader in aerospace today, Washington State and its 1,350 companies have taken us from the rickety biplanes of a bygone era to spacecraft that are exploring the outer reaches of the universe.

To explore the aerospace innovations and inventionsĀ timeline, scroll left to right using either your mouse scroll wheel or the cursor arrows on your keyboard. To view photos or video, click on the MORE button on each milestone.