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The first UAS Flight Test Center was created between the FAA and NMSU in 2008. This site was added to the six congressionally directed sites that were later selected in 2013.

21st Century Aerospace

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The mission of Space Aerospace is to supply complete solutions through leadership and preeminence in aerospace systems and technologies and through critical partnerships with advanced organizations from around the world. These solutions will satisfy a broad range of governmental and commercial requirements, including those involving aviation and aerospace, strengthening global and homeland security, and preparing young people for the workplace in the 21st century.

Delivering superior value is necessary to meet customers' requirements both today and in the future. In a world that continues to change, governments seek to meet their requirements through the utilization of strategic corporate partnerships. The 21st Century Aerospace and its partners provide expertise in the areas of research and scientific ballooning, lighter-than-air-operations, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), homeland security, providing unique combination of responsive operational support services for the aerospace and weapons testing industry through the development and utilization of a wide variety of high quality, reasonably priced telemetry and avionics products, and development of students pursuing an aerospace career.

Mission planning and support services have been provided for NASA, defense, and commercial customers for nearly 65 years. This operational support experience has enabled the 21st Century Aerospace to develop a line of reliable, flight-proven, cost-effective telemetry and avionics products. The combination of experience and effective tools enables the 21st Century Aerospace to provide virtually any level of support, from individual components to full concept-to-analysis programmatic support.