Press Release

Special Aerospace Services Announces Teaming Agreement with the University of Colorado’s Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences

By SpaceRef Editor
August 28, 2013
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Special Aerospace Services (SAS), a leader in aerospace systems engineering solutions, announced today that it has signed a teaming agreement with the Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research at the University of Colorado Boulder. The agreement will leverage talent and technical expertise between the two organizations.

SAS is a Boulder-based high technology services and systems company supporting NASA, the Department of Defense, and the commercial space industry through systems engineering, Spaceflight SafetyTM, digital manufacturing, special research & development, launch services, and mission analysis. SAS is dedicated to growing Colorado’s aerospace labor force and has hired from within CU-Boulder’s aerospace engineering sciences department for highly technical positions.

“We are pleased to be working with such an accomplished Aerospace Engineering program,” said Tim Bulk, Co-Founder and Director of Space Operations and Advanced Programs for Special Aerospace Services. “This is an incredible opportunity to share resources, build talent, and keep technical jobs right here in Colorado. From interns to staff engineers, we are fortunate to work with the University’s Aerospace Engineering program to build our team and our technical expertise.”

“We look forward to the opportunities that this partnership will create for our students and researchers,” said Dr. Jeff Thayer, Director of the Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research, “It is vital that industry engage in supporting the education of students and their future workforce. By setting up this agreement, we are establishing an avenue for expanded cooperation and collaboration.”

Special Aerospace Services ( is a Certified 8(a), woman-owned engineering services, systems and solutions business. SAS began with the dream of developing and providing innovative aerospace solutions to the aerospace industry, U.S. government agencies, DoD, and the emerging commercial spaceflight sector.

For more information, contact:
Lindsay Whitcher
Meridian Strategic Communications

SpaceRef staff editor.