Archive Of The Category ‘Aerospace‘


How to move satellites without a crane

Moving a satellite can be a delicate process.  For Lockheed Martin, moving a satellite into a test chamber that did not have crane access was going to be a nightmare.  Luckily, all they had to do was insert AeroGo air caster load modules underneath the support legs.  Using the load modules and an air control console, they […]

The world’s most advanced telecom satellite, ViaSat-2, moves on AeroGo products

Look under the photo of Boeing’s ViaSat-2 satellite and you will see our orange Air Caster Rigging System.  Read more about ViaSat-2 in Aviation Week , May 1, 2017 edition.

AeroGo Load Modules Support Orion Project

An AeroGo air caster system was integral to the production of the Orion crew module, slated for launch this month. NASA utilized an AeroGo system of six load modules and a control console embedded into the crew module support structure. Embedding the system provided superior maneuverability to move the crew module through assembly and testing. […]

Air Caster Presentation at SAMPE, Japan, September 27

A detailed presentation and case studies regarding the use of air casters in the aerospace industry will be presented on September 27th, 2013, in the Sanjo Conference Hall at the University of Tokyo. The presentation is part of the Japan technical meeting hosted by the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering. The […]

Tukwila’s AeroGo Glides into the Outer Space Business

(excerpts from the Puget Sound Business Journal) AeroGo, Inc is just finishing a contract to supply eight custom built air casters to Alabama-based Orbital Sciences, and already has done work for California-based SpaceX, owned by Elon Musk.

Ergonomic and green alternative to traditional material handling does not damage floors

Lift and move loads of any size, shape or weight with AeroGo’s Load Module System featuring air casters. Extremely heavy, awkward, or sensitive equipment can be moved as if it is floating on air, just by inserting the low profile modules under equipment, components, tires, scaffolding, tooling, etc. The Load Module System uses standard compressed […]