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101 Best Colorado Aerospace Companies and Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Colorado based Aerospace companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Aerospace industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Colorado Aerospace Startups

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Sierra Space

Sierra Space

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Sierra Space is a commercial space transportation technology company.

Orbit Fab

Orbit Fab

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Orbit Fab is a supplier of tankers and other infrastructure needed for in-space refueling of satellites.

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Voyager Space

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Voyager Space is an aviation and aerospace company that specializes in the space exploration industry.

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Ursa Major

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We seek to blur the lines between air & space, creating tomorrow’s opportunities outside of our planet for those on it.

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Vita Inclinata Technologies

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Vita is an aerospace company that builds autonomous systems for helicopter hoisting and sling load missions.

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Kayhan Space

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Kayhan Space ensures satellite operators maintain situational awareness of their space assets

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Boom Supersonic

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Boom Supersonic is a commercial airplane manufacturer that builds supersonic airliners designed for speed, safety, and sustainability.

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United Launch Alliance

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United Launch Alliance provides spacecraft launch services to the Government of the United States.

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Lunar Outpost

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Lunar Outpost creates technologies that enable a sustainable presence in cislunar space while driving a positive impact here on Earth.

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Steelhead Composites

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Steelhead Composites is a provider of hydrogen storage solutions used to allow widespread zero-emission fuel cell electrification.

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Urban Sky

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Urban Sky offers a revolution in remote sensing through the new stratospheric microballon.

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ThinkOrbital

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ThinkOrbital develops large, scalable, and cost-efficient structural platforms for the New Space economy.

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Atomos Space

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Atomos Space is an aerospace company building and developing orbital transfer vehicles and space nuclear technology.

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Woodward

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Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and industrial markets.

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Agile Space Industries

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Agile Space Industries is an aviation and aerospace that specializes in propulsion, test rockets, and space exploration.

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York Space Systems

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York Space Systems is a designer and manufacturer of spacecraft bus platforms.

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CisLunar Industries

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CisLunar Industries is developing the technology to recycle and reuse it in space.

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Braxton Technologies

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Braxton Technologies provides products and services for hands-on and lights-out spacecraft and payload commanding and telemetry processing.

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Orbital Micro Systems

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Orbital Micro Systems is an earth observation data company.

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ExoTerra

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ExoTerra’s mission is to enable more exploration of space by making it affordable to a larger market.

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Bye Aerospace

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Bye Aerospace designs, builds, and markets electric-powered and solar-powered aircraft.

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Element Company Inc.

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Sustainable and Renewable Infrastructure, Forest Fire Management & Suppression, and Biomass Conversion

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ROCCOR

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Roccor aerospace company specializing in low-cost, high-performance deployable structure systems, thermal management systems.

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Aphelion Aerospace

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Nanosatellite launch services and hardware components

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Xairos

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Global timing service to replace timing from GPS

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TCarta

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TCarta is a provider of geospatial products and Earth observation analysis services.

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Advanced Shooting Analytics

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Advanced Shooting Analytics utilizes Aerospace grade analysis techniques to improve performance within the Precision Rifle space.

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Aquarian Space

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Aquarian Space is a developer of a communication network for interplanetary exploration.

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Skyhaven Systems

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Skyhaven Systems develops superior products and technology for Energy, Defense, Aerospace, and Environmental markets.

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Quest Thermal Group

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Quest Thermal Group is a technology specializing in the design and development of thermal insulation systems.

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Electro Magnetic Applications

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Electro Magnetic Applications specializes in the research and development of commercial applications of electromagnetics.

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FlightLink

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FlightLink is an aviation membership platform providing private aviation solutions across private and commercial air travel.

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Outward Technologies

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Outward Technologies develops critical technologies for extraterrestrial mining and manufacturing.

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Mountain Drones Inc.

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Unmanned Aerial Systems uniquely purposed for environmental monitoring to empower clients with previously unobtainable information.

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Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

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Ball Aerospace is committed to exploring the universe and protecting the nation.

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Golden Spike

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The Golden Spike Company is working to implement and operate a human space transportation system at commercially affordable price points.

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H3X Technologies

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H3X manufactures advanced electric propulsion systems for commercial aviation and other high performance applicaitons.

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Frontline Aerospace

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Frontline Aerospace, Inc. is in the Cleantech and Defense market

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Blue Canyon

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Blue Canyon designs, manufactures, tests, and operates small spacecraft, including airspace components and system buses.

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Amergint Technologies

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Amergint Technologies is an aerospace company

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Radia

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Radia provides renewable energy, aerospace, environment, and transportation solution services.

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Ascension Engineering Group

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Ascension Engineering Group is specialized in providing space system engineering, operations, and procurement support.

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Altius Space Machines

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Altius is a space robotics and technology company that is developing interfaces, robotics, and vehicles for affordable satellite servicing.

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Deep Space Systems

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Deep Space Systems design, development, integration, testing, and operations of advanced space systems.

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Stratom

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Stratom develops unmanned ground vehicles and autonomous robotic systems.

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Aircraft Performance Group

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Aircraft Performance Group (APG) is a flight operations engineering firm based in Castle Rock, Colorado and founded in 1999.

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Kearfott Corporation

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Kearfott Corporation is a world leader in inertial guidance, navigation, displays and motion control systems.

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SEAKR Engineering

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SEAKR Engineering designs and manufactures avionics, processing, and data management systems as well as other space-qualified electronics.

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PteroDynamics

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PteroDynamics is an aircraft design and manufacturing.

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West Star Aviation

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West Star Aviation provides MRO services for the business aviation industry.

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Polaris Alpha

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Polaris Alpha provides advanced technical capabilities, specialized domain expertise and mission critical solutions.

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Scientific Aviation

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Scientific Aviation is an airborne research, is a scientific research company specializing in atmospheric measurements and emissions.

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Advanced Solutions

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Advanced Solutions is an aerospace engineering firm that provides Space Software.

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Ophir

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Ophir provides innovative, laser radar solutions.

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tendeg

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Tendeg is an aerospace engineering company that specializes in designing, analyzing, prototyping, and building flight units.

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Jeppesen Sanderson

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Jeppesen Sanderson provide the most comprehensive, accurate, and timely navigational information available for your air transportation.

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Czero

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Advanced mechanical engineering R&D

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SkyTask

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SkyTask provides boundary system for UAV remote inspection and monitoring.

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Pioneer Astronautics

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Pioneer Astronautics is a research and development company inventing technologies to advance humanity’s reach into space.

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ACT Aerospace

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ACT Aerospace is a premier provider of integrated aerostructures for the aerospace and defense sector.

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International Governor Services, LLC

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International Governor Services (IGS) offers comprehensive repairs for small turbine engine controls.

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Barber Nichols

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Barber-Nichols is a manufacturer company for design and production of turbomachinery for aerospace,and a variety of commercial applications.

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AdamWorks

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AdamWorks is a design engineering and manufacturing company for aerospace and defense.

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Red Canyon Software

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Red Canyon Engineering and Software stays abreast of the latest technological trends in offering to help in exploring space & other planets.

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Answer Engineering

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Answer Engineering is a consulting firm that provides product development, structural design, and analysis services to aerospace companies.

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MMA Design

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MMA Design provides RF, space power, and deployable solutions like membrane antennas, solar arrays, deployable boom, and sunshades.

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Cosmic Advanced Engineered Solutions

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Cosmic Advanced Engineered Solutions is a business providing innovative signal,space solutions for the military and large aerospace primes.

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StraightLine

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StraightLine provides personalized aviation and jet charter services and programs for individuals.

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Oakman Aerospace

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Oakman Aerospace provides products and services related to space systems architectures.

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Black Swift Technologies

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Black Swift Technologies is an engineering firm working on small unmanned aircraft for scientific and commercial uses.

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Special Aerospace Services

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Special Aerospace Services is an engineering firm that offers lifecycle services from advisory to tactical engineering and systems support.

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Braxton Science & Technology Group

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Braxton Science & Technology Group provides command and control, data transport and security, and technical staffing solutions.

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Prime Jet

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Prime Jet offers luxury private charter aircraft services for passengers and logistics.

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EXito Travel

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EXito Travel is an airfare consolidator that assists with booking flights and provides tools and product access to travel agents.

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Big Metal Additive

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Big Metal Additive creates and manufactures metal hybrid additives.

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Combat Training Solutions

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Combat Training Solutions is designs, manufactures and integrates the most sophisticated Non-Pyrotechnic Battlefield Effects Simulators.

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Leptron Unmanned Aircraft Systems

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Leptron Unmanned Aircraft Systems innovates, manufactures and distributes patented, unmanned technology.

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Space Lab Technologies

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Space Lab​ provides hardware and services for space habitation and space systems.

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Composite Technology Development

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Composite Technology Development designs composite resins for fusion energy, aerospace, defense, pressure vessels, and superconductors.

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Nickerson

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Nickerson is an aerospace engineering company that specializes in testing, overhaul, troubleshooting, and electronics maintenance services.

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Remote GeoSystems

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Remote GeoSystems is a technology company that designs and builds geospatial video recording systems and mapping software.

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MyGoFlight

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MyGoFlight manufactures aviation-grade mounts, kneeboards, flights bags, screen protection & accessories for the aviation industry.

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SpaceNav

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SpaceNav is an applied mathematics and engineering firm, specializing in orbit determination and safety of flight capability and expertise.

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Catalyst Campus

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Catalyst Campus provides an infrastructure platform for small businesses to support operational needs for the warfighter.

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Unmanned Safety Institute

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World-leader in flight safety training & certification to Fortune 500 enterprises operating UAVs

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ConexSmart

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ConexSmart is a service disabled veteran owned company specializing in wire harness manufacturing and aircraft modification services.

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Vforge

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Vforge is a metal products manufacturing company.

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Mountain Horse Solutions

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Mountain Horse Solutions provides operational equipment, technology, and training essentials for armed forces and government agencies.

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Scion Aviation

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Scion Aviation offers manufacturing advanced composite parts for the aerospace industry.

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McAir Aviation

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McAir Aviation is a premier flight school located in Broomfield, CO.

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Precision Aircraft Management

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Precision Aircraft Management is a private aviation solution provider that provides aircraft management, flight, and charter services.

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Apogee Components

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Apogee Components is the first step into space is an Apogee model rocket.

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Flight Trak

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Flight Trak is an aviation scheduling software developemnt company.

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Stevens AeroModel

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Stevens AeroModel is a provider of model airplane kits, model boat kits, and vinyl graphics.

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International Jet

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International Jet provides private jet air charter, aircraft acquisitions, sales and management services.

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The Space Research Company

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The Space Research Company engages in accelerating technological advancements and high impact research in space.

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Centennial Airport

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Centennial Airport is a public use airport that provides airline, small cargo, general aviation, FBOs and security services.

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Mountain Secure Systems

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Mountain Secure Systems (MSS) provides the most reliable ruggedized electronic solutions in the world for fragile, box-level electronics.

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Summit Materials

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Summit Materials offers advanced materials and near-net shape manufacturing processes that save companies time and money.

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North American Aerospace Defense Command

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North American Aerospace Defense Command is a bi-national organization with missions of aerospace warning and control.

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IronRidge UAS

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Iron Ridge is focused solely on precision agriculture applications.

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