AIA Blog Post Archive

Weathering the Storm of Spectrum Interference

With the 2019 hurricane season right around the corner, the need for accurate and timely weather readings is a top priority. These readings are critical to ensuring that our communities are prepared for and protected from any upcoming storms. Weather readings are typically taken for granted by most Americans. Every day millions of people wake […]

Apollo 11: The Inspiration for What’s Next

In May of 1961, President John F. Kennedy stood before a joint Congress and laid out a bold vision for the decade ahead: “landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth.” For a mission that once seemed like a dream, the call to action established a space program that pushed […]

Earth Month Spotlight: Matthew Swibel, Lockheed Martin

Matthew Swibel Director, Enterprise Risk and Sustainability,Lockheed Martin Climate Resiliency at Every Elevation From the depths of our oceans to the high reaches of space, Lockheed Martin tech helps observe our climate. Growing resource constraints and changes to our climate require technologies that strengthen society’s resilience and solutions for addressing impacts. To protect and strengthen […]

Flying Green with Gulfstream!

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has been among business aviation’s leaders in sustainability since 2011, when a Gulfstream G450 became the first business jet to cross the Atlantic on sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF). Since then, the Savannah, Georgia-based company has taken additional steps to support sustainability, including becoming the first business-jet manufacturer with a dedicated supply […]

AIA CEO on House Budget Committee action on BCA Caps

AIA President and CEO Eric Fanning issued the following quote on today’s House Budget Committee action on BCA Caps: “Artificial spending caps should never replace a thoughtful annual review.  The House Budget Committee’s markup today is a critical first step towards addressing the Budget Control Act caps and securing a budget before the new fiscal […]

Heritage Month Spotlight: Irene Lockwood, Harris Corp.

Irene Lockwood Senior Manager, CommunicationsISR and Geospatial Businesses (SIS) Describe your roles and responsibilities at Harris. I provide external communications support to the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Geospatial business areas at Harris’ Space and Intelligence Systems (SIS) segment. I’ve been with Harris (via the Exelis acquisition) for 14 years. My role as a […]

Heritage Month Spotlight: Lesley Marangola, Harris Corp.

Lesley Marangola Director, Business Development Operations and Capture ManagementSpace and Intelligence Systems (SIS), Harris Corp. Describe your role and job responsibilities at Harris. I lead the team that is responsible for much of what happens behind the scenes in new business for SIS. This includes developing competency in our Business Acquisition Process, policies and associated […]

Heritage Month Spotlight: Carson Brumley, Sierra Nevada Corporation

Carson Brumley InternSierra Nevada Corporation It’s no secret that Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) attracts some of the most talented minds in the industry — from executive vice presidents to interns. One is intern Carson Brumley, who is working at SNC’s Space Systems Group on the Dream Chaser® spaceplane. In fact, she was just named a “Top […]