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HawkEye 360 Cluster 2 Satellites Achieve Initial Operating Capability; Alex Fox Quoted

Alex Fox EVP HawkEye 360

HawkEye 360 announced that its Cluster 2 satellites meant to geolocate radio frequency signals and deliver RF geospatial intelligence data to customers have completed functional testing and reached initial operating capability status. Cluster 2 is composed of three satellites that launched in January aboard a SpaceX-built Falcon 9 rocket and features GNSS antenna to detect GPS interference and increased computing capabilities capabilities for onboard data processing.

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NASA Selects Spaceflight’s Orbital Transfer Vehicle for CubeSat Launch Services

Spaceflight

Spaceflight has received a contract from NASA to perform launch services in support of a mission led by The Aerospace Corp. under the space agency's CubeSat Launch Initiative. Spaceflight said Monday it will use its Sherpa-LTC orbital test vehicle to propel two Low-Latitude Ionosphere/Thermosphere Enhancements in Density cubesats to low-Earth orbit aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.

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Capella Space, IQT Partner to Support Agencies With Commercial SAR Imagery; Payam Banazadeh Quoted

Payam Banazadeh Founder and CEO Capella Space

Capella Space and In-Q-Tel have formed a strategic partnership to advance technology development efforts and bring commercial satellite imagery to government agencies. The announcement of the partnership coincides with the release of first high-resolution synthetic aperture radar images from the company's Capella-3 and Capella-4 satellites.

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Airbus OneWeb Satellites CEO James Hinds Named to Space and Satellite Professionals International’s Board

James Hinds CEO Airbus OneWeb Satellites

James Hinds, CEO of a joint venture between Airbus and OneWeb, has joined the board of directors of Space and Satellite Professionals International, an association working to bolster the space industry's workforce. Hinds has been Airbus OneWeb Satellites' chief executive since January, when he was promoted from his role as the company's chief operating officer, SSPI said Wednesday.

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L3Harris Eyes Responsive Space Systems Contracts; Ed Zoiss Quoted

Ed Zoiss L3Harris Technologies

L3Harris Technologies is pursuing contract opportunities in responsive space systems as the Department of Defense invests more in the development of such architectures, C4ISRNET reported Wednesday. Ed Zoiss, president of space and airborne systems at L3Harris, said the company has received six contracts in responsive space and attributed those contract wins to its payload expertise, mission knowledge and capability to deliver rapid platforms.

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SDA Director Derek Tournear Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving US Space Dominance; Expanding Satellite Tech

Derek Tournear SDA Director

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Derek Tournear, director of the Space Development Agency (SDA), as an inductee of the Wash100 Award for the first time. Tournear has become a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for his leadership and commitment to satellite tech as well as maintaining the U.S.'s advantage over the space domain. 

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SDA Eyes August Release of Satellite Procurement Details; Derek Tournear Quoted

Derek Tournear Director Space Development Agency

The Space Development Agency plans to release a solicitation in August to buy 150 satellites and expects those spacecraft to be in orbit by 2024 to support the development of a multilayered system designed to improve surveillance and transmit data to weapons and ground systems, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. “What our architecture is based on is proliferation and spiral development,“ Derek Tournear, director of SDA and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, said Tuesday at a Space Foundation event.

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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Named to 2021 Wash100 for Satellite IoT and Maritime Communications Service Leadership

Matt Desch CEO Iridium

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, as an inductee into the 2021 edition of the Wash100, for stewarding the company through the launch of its broadband service upgrade, satellite cloud-based offering for internet of things and maritime emergency response system. This marks Desch's seventh consecutive Wash100 Award.

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Executive Mosaic Presents 2021 Wash100 Award Winners; Jim Garrettson Quoted

2021 Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic, a leadership media and events company in the government contracting space, has named the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award that seeks to highlight the contributions and efforts of the 100 private and public sector leaders in leading government contracting industry's growth and innovation. "We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award," said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. “This is our eighth consecutive year recognizing the outstanding achievements of the most significant GovCon and federal executives in 2020 as well as the vision and success they will continue to bring in 2021 and beyond."

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