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Ball Aerospace Celebrates First Images from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Jul. 12, 2022 — Ball Aerospace, a business of Ball Corporation (NYSE: BALL), is celebrating with NASA and all of the mission partners, as NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope shares its first images with the world. The Colorado-based company designed and built the advanced optical technology and lightweight mirror system that make…

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Statement by CEO on Newly Released James Webb Space Telescope Images

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — July 12, 2022 — Space Foundation CEO Tom Zelibor issued the following statement upon reviewing the released images of the James Webb Space Telescope: “What the global James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) team revealed to us with the release of these first images has opened an entirely new chapter of knowledge…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Shareholders Elect New Board of Directors

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — July 6, 2022 — Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD) announced today that a new board of directors was elected at a special meeting of shareholders held on June 30, 2022. Based on the certification of the independent inspector of elections, the new board consists of CEO Eileen P. Drake; incumbent independent…

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Space Foundation Announces Interview with NASA’s Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — July 6, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced an exclusive interview with Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA’s Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate. The event, to be held on Instagram, will present a discussion about the upcoming release of…

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Brett Silcox Joins Astroscale U.S. as Director of Government Relations

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Astroscale U.S. expands workforce to meet the rapidly evolving needs of the on-orbit service ecosystem DENVER, CO — June 29, 2022 — Astroscale U.S. Inc., (“Astroscale U.S.”), the U.S. unit of Astroscale Holdings Inc., the market leader in securing long-term orbital sustainability across all orbits, announces Brett Silcox as director of government relations. Based in…

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Biweekly Washington, D.C. Update for the Week Ending June 24, 2022

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This week in Washington: The House Armed Services Committee passed its FY23 National Defense Authorization Act markup, which will now advance to the House floor, the Federal Aviation Administration ruled to allow SpaceX launches to proceed despite environmental concerns, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Space Launch System rocket passed its final wet dress…

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Ball Aerospace Completes Critical Design Review of NOAA’s Space Weather Monitoring Satellite

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. — June 14, 2022 — Ball Aerospace successfully completed critical design review (CDR) for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) Space Weather Follow On-Lagrange 1 (SWFO-L1) spacecraft. Ball will now proceed with production, integration and test of the spacecraft. Expected to launch in 2025, SWFO-L1 will collect solar wind data and coronal…

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Biweekly Washington, D.C. Update for the Week Ending June 10, 2022

This week in Washington: National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) markups called for Pentagon reports on hypersonic missile threats, NASA’s Office of the Inspector General’s released its audit on the Mobile Launcher 2 Contract, the Space Development Agency (SDA) awarded its first Tranche-1 O&I contract, and France signed the Artemis Accords. United States Space Policy Updates…

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Space Foundation Accepting Nominations for Space Technology Hall of Fame 2023 Induction Class

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Honors space technologies that improve life on Earth Nominations accepted online through Aug. 31, 2022 Inductions to be celebrated at 38th Space Symposium in April 2023 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 8, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced nominations are now open for…

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Space Foundation Announces Upcoming Symposium 365 Virtual Programming

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — June 6, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced upcoming virtual programs and speakers to be hosted on Symposium 365, the premier source for media and events in the global space ecosystem, offering authoritative news and information and venues for networking and conducting business. All events…

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