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Roccor Wins Phase-2 SBIR To Bolster US Air Force Space Resiliency – SpaceRef

Roccor, a world leader in the rapid development of mission-critical satellite hardware,...

Harris launches its first smallsat. Roccor proudly on board.

Harris Corp. launches its first smallsat HSAT1 with Roccor booms onboard.  Read the...

RocFall highlighted in WIRED

TO CLEAN UP SPACE JUNK, SOME PEOPLE GRABBED A NET AND HARPOON Read More on WIRED!Learn...

Orbital Debris: Can We Avert a Space Age Environmental Crisis?

by Dana Turse, Director of Space R&D Programs, Roccor About 8,000 tons of man-made...
RocFall highlighted in WIRED

RocFall highlighted in WIRED

TO CLEAN UP SPACE JUNK, SOME PEOPLE GRABBED A NET AND HARPOON Read More on WIRED!Learn more about space junk at Roccor's Orbital Debris resource center.

Orbital Debris: Can We Avert a Space Age Environmental Crisis?

Orbital Debris: Can We Avert a Space Age Environmental Crisis?

by Dana Turse, Director of Space R&D Programs, Roccor About 8,000 tons of man-made stuff are orbiting the Earth right now, and the amount is growing by 200 tons per year1. How concerning is this trend, and can we reverse it? In 2009 a 1,000kg dead Russian Kosmos...

Can the New Space supply chain produce new national space assets?

Can the New Space supply chain produce new national space assets?

By Will Francis, Chief Products Officer, Roccor At a recent forum convened by Aerospace Corporation to discuss U.S. national space assets, Lt Gen. John “JT” Thompson, Commander of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), said: “We must change our...

The SmallSat Revolution: Roccor is Leading the Way

Roccor is a Colorado-based, fast-growing, high-technology product supplier to a disruptive small satellite segment of the aerospace and defense market. Read More of Heather Shoffner's interview in this SatMagazine article.

Roccor’s Women in STEM

Roccor’s Women in STEM

by Heather Shoffner, Roccor COO As I contemplate the subject of women in STEM, the first question that comes to mind is, “why is this a topic?” It is, after all, 2019 and there are women running for president, women running companies, women that are breadwinners for...

Giving America’s Warfighters a Telecommunication Superpower

Giving America’s Warfighters a Telecommunication Superpower

You are thousands of miles from home, hundreds of miles from your forward operation base, and dozens of miles from the closest “friendly.”  You are at the sharp pointy tip of the world’s finest fighting force, and your mission and your life depends on a radio. Back...

Heather Shoffner Promoted to Chief Operations Officer

Heather Shoffner Promoted to Chief Operations Officer

Roccor Promotes Heather Shoffner to Chief Operations Officer Part of Company’s Transition to High-Growth Longmont, CO (April 2, 2019) – Roccor, a Colorado-based disruptive military and aerospace component supplier in the rapidly growing small satellite market,...

Composites World Featuring Roccor

Composites World Featuring Roccor

Great feature in Composites World covering our high-performance deployable structure systems.  Read the full story here.Learn more about HSCs at Roccor's Orbital Debris resource center.

RocFall highlighted in WIRED

RocFall highlighted in WIRED

TO CLEAN UP SPACE JUNK, SOME PEOPLE GRABBED A NET AND HARPOON Read More on WIRED!Learn more about space junk at Roccor's Orbital Debris resource center.

CompositesWorld: High strain composites for satellite applications

CompositesWorld: High strain composites for satellite applications

Roccor has always been on the cutting edge of creating technologies, applications, and solutions that are moving the space industry forward. Here’s a great article inCompositesWorld featuring Roccor’s Will Francis. It talks about our revolutionary approach to shifting...

The Small Satellite Revolution and “Rocket Science”

The Small Satellite Revolution and “Rocket Science”

by Dr. Bruce Davis, Aerospace Engineering, Roccor Rocket science! Why is that phrase so commonly linked with the impossible? Why do people often associate the idea of space exploration as an elite trade, reserved only for entities like NASA and their brightest...

Dana Turse Featured in Colorado Aerospace STEM Magazine

Dana Turse Featured in Colorado Aerospace STEM Magazine

Dana Turse, the Director of Space Deployable R&D programs for Roccor, recently accepted the role as chair of the High Strain Composites Technical Subcommittee of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). High Strain Composites are enabling an...

Iridium and an Orbital Debris Perspective

Iridium and an Orbital Debris Perspective

by Scott Tibbitts, Senior Business Advisor, Roccor It was the early 90’s and the company was called “The Calling Corporation.” Jim Stewart, a Professor of Aerospace Science at the University of Colorado was a consultant for them. He called and said he was working on...

Roccor earns a nod from SpaceNews

Roccor earns a nod from SpaceNews

  Read how big constellation orders are driving suppliers like Roccor to invest in automation, in the article on page 10 of SpaceNews' August Automation Issue. Find the article here.    

Why These Four Entrepreneurs Moved to Longmont

Why These Four Entrepreneurs Moved to Longmont

“Entrepreneurs and business leaders believe Longmont has the ingredients needed to be a hub for Colorado’s tech and startup community. Four small-business owners spoke at a panel during Longmont Startup Week about why they were attracted to the area, why they stayed...

Roccor Exec on Large Satellite Constellation

Roccor Exec on Large Satellite Constellation

“[Roccor’s Chris] Pearson predicts there will be significant consolidation in the space supply chain, and also believes traditional suppliers that are unable to meet new production challenges will fall by the wayside. ‘If as many of these mega constellations come...

Roccor Finalizes Agreement with Air Force Research Laboratory

Roccor Finalizes Agreement with Air Force Research Laboratory

“AFRL's HSC technology allows us to provide a more competitive deployable system solution based on performance and cost as compared to traditional mechanical systems,” said Doug Campbell, Roccor's President & CEO. “This agreement with AFRL demonstrates the Air Force's...

Roccor Open House

Roccor Open House

“Roccor, along with the Mayor of Longmont, Dennis Coombs, Longmont Chamber of Commerce and Longmont Economic Development Partnership welcomed distinguished guests and members of the public to its new facility.” Read the full piece at ColoradoSpaceNews.com

Roccor moves to Longmont

Roccor moves to Longmont

“Engineering firm Roccor LLC is getting settled in its new Longmont digs after moving last week from Louisville with an eye on significant growth for the rest of 2016. Roccor cofounder and vice president of technology Will Francis said Tuesday that the 17-person...