Harris Corp. employees recently demonstrated princples of satellite orbits and altitude control for eight-grade students at Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy in participation of National Aerospace Week. Harris employees and orbital analysts Bob Gess and Heather Michaelson conducted the demonstrations.
“As a company with more than 50 years of experience in the aerospace industry, we hope these demonstrations by local Harris employees during National Aerospace Week spark students“™ curiosity and quest for knowledge, and set the trajectory for future aerospace careers,“ said John Heller, president of Harris“™ IT services.
Harris“™ Colorado Springs location supports $410 million U.S. Air Force Network and Space Operations and Maintenance program. National Aerospace Week recognizes the aerospace industry“™s contributions to U.S. history, economy, security and workforce.