Firefly Aerospace Adds James Cartwright, Terry Boardman to Advisory Board

Jeff Brody
James Cartwright

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Cartwright and Terry Broadman, who spent 35 years at Alliant Techsystems, have joined the advisory board of Firefly Aerospace.

Cartwright, a four-decade military veteran, previously commanded U.S. Strategic Command and served as the 8th vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Firefly said Thursday.

Boardman worked as chief engineer of the solid rocket motor for NASA's Space Shuttle and director of space launch propulsion at the now-defunct ATK.

Firefly added that Robert Lightfoot, former acting administrator at NASA and a 2019 Wash100 awardee, has left the firm's advisory board. He now serves as vice president of strategy and business development for Lockheed Martin's space segment.

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