The purpose of this page is to log the response of aerospace companies and organizations in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aerospace infrastructure services many needs of society, not just aviation or exploring space. Across the country the Aerospace Industry is manufacturing medical supplies that are in short supply, such as masks, face shields, and ventilators.
This map is tracking the headquarters locations of aerospace companies and organizations in the united states that are using their infrastructure to manufacture medical supplies or participate in COVID-19 related research. Clicking a pin on the map will display the name of the aerospace company or organization with a link to what is specifically being done to provide solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With aerospace infrastructure comes a robust agile manufacturing network along with teams of scientists and engineers ready to solve new problems. When we set our goals beyond the limits of the human imagination, we end up engineering solutions to problems that were previously unsolvable, or we didn’t know existed.
The response of the Aerospace Industry during the COVID-19 pandemic underscores the importance of developing aerospace infrastructure.
If you represent an aerospace company or organization responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and would like information logged on this website please contact us here or email us at contact[at]galactic.systems.
Special thanks to the Space Hipsters for helping us gather information for this page.
We are currently supplying masks to healthcare workers, hospitals, and science/engineering students that are essential workers. If you need masks please contact us here or email us at contact[at]galactic.systems.
Galactic Systems CEO, Conor McGibboney, recently gave a lecture on Communication for Engineers to students at Ibero-American University. Ibero-American University has a distinguished list of alumni and is a highly prestigious university located in Mexico City. The students were studying various engineering disciplines such as chemical engineering, civil engineering, mechatronics, electrical engineering, and biomedical engineering. The lecture focused on project management systems, as well as writing lab reports and lab manuals, with some preliminary information about Galactic Systems’ projects such as Transmit.Space and Aerospace Music.
Project management systems are not just important for corporations, they are indispensable tools for engineers. The lecture discussed large scale aerospace engineering failures, which could have been prevented by proper use of project management systems. In addition, the importance of writing thorough lab manuals, when conducting research, was discussed. Use of project management systems can help with creating a well written and detailed lab manual, which is integral to finalizing research papers and lab reports.
NASA in their continued awesomeness is allowing members of the public to have their names etched on a microchip that will go to Mars on the InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) lander. The team at JPL is using an electron beam machine, which is normally used to make high-precision microdevices, to etch the names on a microchip that is about the size of a dime. Once on Mars, InSight will study what is happening beneath the surface of the red planet with a sophisticated array of instruments. Our CEO will be headed to Mars, and you can have your named etched on this microchip as well, just click here. This is a really good way for anyone to support space exploration.
In the philosophical work, The Republic, Plato mentions “Astronomy compels the soul to look upward, and leads us from this world to another.” This particular sentence has so much relevance to the aerospace industry. For one, because the industry thrives on reaching challenging goals, new breakthroughs are constantly improving life on Earth. In addition space exploration inspires new generations of students to study engineering and math. Indeed the dream of exploring the stars was alive and well in Plato over two thousand years ago.
Humankind once explored space with the imagination, now aerospace engineering is used to build spacecraft and venture beyond Earth’s greatest heights. Yet our imagination still guides us, before we can engineer the impossible, we must dream the impossible.
With the combination of science, creativity, mathematics, and the imagination Galactic Systems is helping to build a peaceful space-faring civilization. We are working on projects to help the aerospace industry collaborate and communicate better, find funding for unique space missions and research, develop better business models, and reach out to future generations by inspiring students to learn about aerospace engineering through music and space balloon missions.
The aerospace industry, as competitive as it is, is really a team working together to lift humankind upward and guide all of us towards a better future. Now there are no limits to what can be explored.
The purpose of this page is to log the response of aerospace companies and organizations in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aerospace infrastructure services many needs of society, not just aviation or exploring space. Across the country the Aerospace Industry is manufacturing medical …Read More »
Galactic Systems has joined the ranks of aerospace companies helping manufacture medical supplies. Currently we are using our 3D printers to make The Montana Mask. The design is opensource and anyone with a 3D printer can make this mask. The design is accepted at hospitals …Read More »
Galactic Systems CEO, Conor McGibboney, recently gave a lecture on Communication for Engineers to students at Ibero-American University. Ibero-American University has a distinguished list of alumni and is a highly prestigious university located in Mexico City. The students were studying various engineering disciplines such as chemical …Read More »