Report from Headquarters

The Space Foundation Welcomes Four New Corporate Members

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

The Space Foundation recently welcomed new Corporate Partners Scitor Corporation and United Launch Alliance, as well as new Corporate Patrons Near Earth, LLC and The MITRE Corporation.

Founded in 1979, Scitor Corporation provides engineering, financial, management, and related services to its corporate customers. These services include acquisition and life cycle management support, business process improvement, feasibility assessments, integrated logistics and program management plans and support, launch operations, requirements analysis, rapid prototyping support, strategic planning and support, studies and analyses, systems engineering and integration, and much more. More information about Scitor is available at

The United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin. ULA brings together two of the launch industry's most experienced and successful teams the Lockheed Martin Atlas and Boeing Delta teams that have supported America's presence in space for almost 50 years. Under ULA, Delta and Atlas rockets provide safe, cost-efficient, readily available, and reliable access to space for United States government missions, continuing the tradition of supporting strategic space initiatives with advanced, robust launch solutions. More information about ULA is available at

Near Earth, LLC, which consists of Near Earth Capital and Near Earth Advisory, is a leading provider of investment banking and advisory services to companies and investors in the satellite, media, and telecom sectors. Near Earth's team of senior professionals includes bankers and research analysts with more than 50 years of industry experience and $30 billion of transactional track records. Additional information about Near Earth, LLC is available at

The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit organization chartered to work in the public interest. They apply expertise in systems engineering, information technology, operational concepts, and enterprise modernization to address their sponsors' critical needs. In addition to managing three Federally Funded Research and Development Centers , MITRE also has its own independent research and development program that explores new technologies and new uses of technologies to solve problems. More information about The MITRE Corporation is available at

A complete list of Space Foundation corporate members can be found at

This article is part of Space Watch: March 2008 (Volume: 7, Issue: 3).