The Space Business is Booming in Colorado

By |April 20th, 2015|

Jay Polk , Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter, jay.polk@krdo.com,  06:43 PM MDT Apr 14, 2015   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo – The floor is full at the 31st Annual Space Symposium. Companies from all over the world are in town to show off their products. And many of those global giants have operations right here in Colorado Springs.”That is a space control segment for us.  And we also have folks at Schriever,” said Lori Thompson.Thompson is the Vice President of Geospatial Systems for Exelis.  It’s one of the larger companies at the Symposium.”Colorado is home for about 800 employees for Exelis,” she said.Smaller firms like Braxton Technologies are here too.  So what do they do?”We are currently supporting the GPS system through the Air Force,” said Tyler Goudie.They represent another dot on the map of space based businesses in Colorado Springs. […]