Vanguard is a leading supplier of high-performance, lightweight and precision aerospace structures. Working alongside our clients, we provide full-service engineering, tooling, manufacturing, assembly and testing of satellite antenna reflectors, spacecraft structures, instrument structures and solar power systems.
Vanguard has a proven history of delivering satellite structural components and solar power systems that exceed customer expectations. We completed our first spacecraft structure in 2002 and, since then, have manufactured carbon composite and aluminum structures for more than 80 spaceflight missions.
Partnering with ASRC Research and Technology Solutions, Vanguard leveraged its engineering and quality control expertise to deliver the LADEE Modular Common Bus Structures, Solar Panels and Radiator Panels to specification and six weeks ahead of schedule—exceeding NASA's expectations for quality and turnaround.