Advanced radar facilities help keep the U.S. safe during the Cold War.
Earth and Space
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Innovative radar helps find unexploded ordnance and other concealed items.
Seeing thousands of miles beyond the horizon for advances in detection, tracking and mapping.
We invented satellite slang and spacecraft speak.
Healthier air for L.A. and the world
As early as 1955, we saw a viable energy source. And a few dozen patents.
Innovative rods help protect aircraft from potentially dangerous levels of static electricity.
The world’s first space-based meteorology satellite.
First laboratory in North America devoted to studying the behavior and physiology of sea mammals.