KinetX Aerospace Archives

Silicon Desert Insider: The (R)evolution in the Space Industry

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

The space industry has been changing rapidly over the past decade with the expanding shift towards the commercialization of activities once only the purview of governments. This change is simultaneously both evolutionary and revolutionary. And it promises to forever change the way we all receive and use information. At the dawn of the “Space Age”… Read More →

CEO Series: Launching Arizona’s aerospace industry

Kjell Stakkestad, KinetX
by in AZ Business Magazine

KinetX Aerospace faced a Herculean challenge when it was asked to develop a navigation system to guide the fastest spacecraft ever launched to the farthest destination ever explored. “We have done navigation to a number of planets, but it was a different kind of challenge going to Pluto,” says Kjell Stakkestad, president and CEO of… Read More →

KinetX to support NASA’s upcoming mission to Jupiter

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Tempe-based KinetX Aerospace has been selected by NASA for navigation and mission design support of a new interplanetary space science mission named ‘Lucy’. Lucy will be the first exploration to determine physical characteristics of the far-off, mysterious Jupiter Trojan bodies through a series of close-up flybys. “As the only private company NASA has ever certified to… Read More →

HEAT Forum recap

HEAT Forum

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, experts from Arizona’s Healthcare, Energy, Aerospace and Technology industries convened to discuss innovation, challenges and success stories within their industries at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge.   [View the story “HEAT Forum” on Storify] HEAT Forum recap was last modified: October 6th, 2016 by Jesse A. Millard

HEAT Forum panelists to discuss Arizona’s innovations

On Oct. 5, a panel of experts from the healthcare, energy, aerospace and technology industries will convene to talk about Arizona’s knowledge-based economy and its successes. The inaugural HEAT Forum will spotlight the developments and innovations happening in Arizona and explore how those breakthroughs are impacting the state and changing the world. The time’s have changed since… Read More →

Arizona boldly grows into deep space exploration hub

by in Aerospace | AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of local Arizona aerospace enterprises. If you think for a minute that Arizona enterprises don’t measure up to “The Enterprise,” think again. We may not have Spock, Kirk or warp drive, but what Arizona does have is an impressive list of some of the most progressive aerospace… Read More →

How does Arizona grow its knowledge economy?

You don’t hear many people in Arizona use the C-words these days. It’s become archaic. We are talking, of course, about Arizona’s economy and the fact that there was a time when it was defined by the five Cs — copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate. They were the forces that drove Arizona’s economy and… Read More →