Success Stories

ATA is particularly proud of our more than 35-year proven record of success in delivering unique, high-performance components and systems.  Below are a sampling of recent successes.

Project Crimson
ATA developed and delivered fifteen (15) 1-inch space-qualified fast steering mirrors (FSMs) for Project Crimson.  Read more
ATA's Joint Venture, ATA Aerospace, Supports AFRL’s ANGELS Program.  Read more

Modular Space Vehicle (MSV)

Modular Space Vehicle
ATA teamed with Aerospace Prime, Northrop Grumman, for the assembly, test, and integration of a designed modular spacecraft bus at ATA facilities. Read more

Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD)
ATA Plays Key Role in NASA Laser Communications Relay Demonstration. Read more

Magnetohydrodynamic Stable Reference (MSTAR)

Magnetohydrodynamic Stable Reference (MSTAR)
ATA’s MSTAR Inertial Reference Unit (MIRU) proves a success for the NASA SBIR Program. Read more

Inertially Stable Platform Assembly

Inertially Stable Platform
ATA recently built and tested a space-qualified Inertially Stable Platform for a laser communication application. Read more


The Sensors and Systems Unit at ATA recently built, tested and delivered an Earth Referenced Attitude Detector. Read more

Fast Steering Mirror

Fast Steering Mirrors
Two ATA 12-inch FSMs were delivered within eleven months to a key airborne program. Read more

Angular Rate Sensors (ARS-15 and Actuators)
ATA Supports Historic NASA Demonstration of Optical Communications from Lunar Orbit. Read more