Sponsoring Facilities

Air Force Facilities

Air Force Space & Missile Systems Center (AFSPC/SMC)

Service or Branch: Air Force

Location: Kirtland Air Force Base, NM


STEM Fields: Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Computer and Computational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics

SMC/AD is headquartered at Kirtland AFB with operating locations at Los Angeles AFB, Hill AFB, and Johnson Space Center. The SMC/AD is composed of four mission divisions and four support divisions. The capabilities of these divisions provide SMC/AD with the unique ability to provide SMC and AFSPC Technology Planning, Modeling and Simulation, Requirements Analysis, Concept Development, small launch and space demonstrations, Hosted Payloads, ground system architectures, systems engineering, in-house Contracting, Program Control, and Management Operations functions.