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Executive Spotlight: Jeff Trauberman, Boeing VP For Space, Intell, Missile Defense Systems

Jeff Trauberman is vice president for space, intelligence and missile defense systems at Boeing, where he leads government operations activities. According to the company, those activities include core and adjacent business growth in the areas of satellite and space systems, intelligence, integrated missile defense and cyber information systems. The 18-year …

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Boeing Spacecraft With Govt. Payload Sends First On-Orbit Signals

Boeing Co. received the first on-orbit signals from a medium-power satellite recently launched from Kazakhstan, the company announced Monday.  The Intelsat 22 satellite launched Sunday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The Seattle-based aerospace firm said the spacecraft sent initial contact 15 hours and 40 minutes after its launch. Controllers at the Mission Control …

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Avaya Appoints US Telecom Advisor to Board

Avaya announced today that Gary B. Smith has joined the company’s board of directors. Smith is the first non-affiliated director since the company became privately held in 2007. Smith currently serves as president and CEO of Ciena Corporation, which he joined in 1997 to help launch its international business. Prior to …

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Industry Looks to Develop Better Info-sharing Method

Commercial firms that form the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee are looking to develop better methods for sharing information on cybersecurity threats, according to SpaceNews. The group started a pilot program at the beginning of this week to develop a repository of cyber threat information that is sector specific. NSTAC …

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Routers in Space, the Final Frontier

Cisco announced earlier this week the successful in-orbit test of its Internet Routing in Space (IRIS) technology. The commercial IP router in space was launched aboard Intelsat’s IS-14 GEO satellite. The IRIS program is designed to build a router that is radiation tolerant for use in space. If successful the …

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