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Space Policy Pod – Episode 7: (Tommaso Sgobba, International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety)

This podcast discussion features Tommaso Sgobba, Executive Director and Board Secretary of the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS). Until 2013, Mr. Sgobba was head of the Independent Safety Office at the European Space Agency (ESA), including human-rated systems, spacecraft re-entries, space debris, use of nuclear power sources, and planetary protection. He…

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Space Policy Pod – Episode 6: (Shawn Barnes, U.S. Air Force)

This podcast discussion features Shawn Barnes, a member of the Senior Executive Service, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Space Acquisition and Integration. Mr. Barnes is responsible for carrying out Air Force space missions and integrating space policy, guidance, coordination and synchronization of space-related activities, and issue resolution for the Department of the Air Force.…

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Space Policy Pod – Episode 4: John Paul (JP) Parker

This podcast takes an inside look at the intelligence community space enterprise with senior executive John Paul (JP) Parker. Mr. Parker is a Senior National Intelligence Service officer serving as Intelligence Community Space Executive, a newly formed office designed to increase collaboration, integration and innovation throughout the IC space enterprise. Previously, Mr. Parker was Special…

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Take Advantage Now of Space Foundation’s Free On-Demand STEM Webinar Series Funded by Lockheed Martin

The Space Foundation, with the support of Lockheed Martin, is offering a 15 series on-demand webinar event of space-inspired STEM activities and career pathway discussions geared toward middle and high school students that also benefits parents and teachers. The goal is to support the development of students to become lifelong STEM learners, to grow a…

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Ball Aerospace Names Deirdre M. Walsh Vice President of Washington DC Operations

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BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 22, 2020 — Ball Aerospace has selected Deirdre M. Walsh, former chief operating officer of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), to serve as vice president, Washington Operations, effective late June. Walsh will lead the creation and execution of government relations strategies to enhance Ball Aerospace’s reputation and strategic…

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NTS Longmont Expands Capabilities to Become One of Colorado’s Most Advanced “One-Stop Shops” for Packaging, Energy, Space and Aviation Industry Testing and Certification

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2Anaheim, California, (May 20, 2020). NTS, the undisputed leader in testing, inspection, and certification solutions in North America, is pleased to announce that its laboratory in Longmont, Colorado, is once again expanding its services. The NTS lab secured ISTA Laboratory Certification earlier this year, and now tests to Amazon, FedEx and Sam’s Club requirements. ISTA…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers DART Spacecraft Propulsion Systems Ahead of 2021 Asteroid Impact Mission

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REDMOND, Wash., May 19, 2020 – The dual chemical and electric propulsion systems for NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) were recently delivered by Aerojet Rocketdyne to the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland. The chemical propulsion system and the electric propulsion Xenon feed system have been undergoing assembly and integration onto…

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SNC Selected as a 2020 US Best Managed Company

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SPARKS, Nev. (May 19, 2020) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, has been named a US Best Managed Company for 2020. The US Best Managed Companies program is sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal. The program recognizes visionary companies who…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Powers Second Mission for U.S. Space Force

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USSF-7 launched onboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 501 rocket CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, Fla., May 17, 2020 – Aerojet Rocketdyne supported the successful launch of the USSF-7 mission for the recently formed U.S. Space Force today. The mission carried the military’s X-37B space plane into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V…

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SNC’s Dream Chaser® Spaceplane’s Shooting Star Arrives in Colorado for Integration

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Transport Vehicle Passed Critical Testing on Accelerated Timeline SPARKS, Nev. (May 14, 2020) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, received its Shooting Star transport vehicle at the company’s Colorado production facility, marking the beginning of a key integration phase. This phase includes installation…

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