A-P-T Research, Inc. has acquired RTI International’s Center for Aerospace Technology (CAST) operations in Cocoa Beach, Florida. This change was effective 21 December 2006. The office will remain in the Cocoa Beach area.
Established by RTI International in 1985, the CAST Cocoa Beach office has made significant contributions to the U.S. space program, particularly its ability to protect the general public from space launch accidents and to achieve mission success. These engineers have been recognized for their unparalleled understanding of aerospace science, and the innovative methods they have developed for performing safety-critical analyses that are considered industry standards and best practice.