In Oklahoma you’ll find an impressive list of astronauts, companies that are supplying critical components for space flight, as well as infrastructure and sites suited to support companies with space and aerospace operations. When you add in the Oklahoma Air & Space Port (approved for both horizontal and vertical launches into space and the only FAA-approved space flight corridor not in restricted or military airspace); it’s clear the state is a premier location for space operations, research and development.
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Oklahoma Space Industry Development Authority
Craig J. Smith, Executive Director
The Oklahoma Space Industry Development Authority is a state agency that operates the Oklahoma Air & Space Port and Industrial Complex at Clinton-Sherman Airport, a former Air Force SAC Base and the first inland FAA-licensed spaceport, in Burns Flat, Okla. OSIDA maintains one of the largest concrete runways in North America and controls a 150-mile long spaceflight corridor with a northwest (polar) trajectory providing for High Inclination Orbit (HIO). The complex includes two runways, air traffic control, aircraft rescue and fire-fighting unit, 96-acre concrete apron as well as an 1,100-acre industrial park for leasing and development. OSIDA offers bonding toward the construction of new buildings on site. Nearby advantages include the FAA Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center and the Civil Aerospace Medical Institute in Oklahoma City, the National Weather Center in Norman, state universities offering aerospace and engineering degree programs, and Western Technology Center just next door providing aerospace workforce training and certification.
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Matthew Jamison, Vice President, Business Development
CymSTAR is a HubZone certified, service-disabled and veteran owned small business located in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. CymSTAR is a leading provider of state-of-the-art “Training and Simulation” solutions for the Department of Defense and commercial market. They specialize in the design and development of space and aerospace simulation, including software and hardware development that creates an immersive virtual training experience.
Frontier Electronic Systems Corp.
James Peake, Business Development Representative
Frontier Electronic Systems is an award winning, Native American woman-owned, high reliability electronics manufacturer with over 40 years of experience. Frontier excels in the design and manufacture of innovative, cost-effective electronic systems and equipment for aerospace, maritime and other commercial customers throughout the world. Our mission is to be a supplier of choice for mission-critical products, systems, and services to our customers. We maintain an exemplary corporate image through quality leadership, unquestionable integrity, dedicated teams with bold work ethics, and strong community support.
Infinite Composites, Inc.
Infinite Composites, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures advanced gas storage systems for aerospace, industrial gas, and transportation applications. The company was founded in 2010 to revolutionize the way pressurized gases are stored and to create an enabling technology to advance space exploration and sustainable transportation.
The company’s linerless composite pressure vessel technology, the iCPV, has been incorporated into launch vehicles, satellites, lunar landers and various manned and unmanned aircraft, watercraft and ground vehicles providing the lightest weight solutions for high-pressure gas storage.
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