Out-of-this-world technology starts right in our backyard.
VPT, located at VTCRC, literally has a product in outer space. They’ve supplied parts for missions to places as far away as a flyby of Pluto.
“It’s no small feat to have something last in space for 10, 15 years like that,” said Dan Sable, chief executive of VPT. “The space environment is not so friendly.”
The Aerospace and Defense Industry in Virginia
By the numbers
SOURCE: Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Aerospace investment in Commonwealth
Statewide aerospace and UAS employment
Aerospace and UAS projects announced in Virginia in past 10 years