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Boeing’s Audrey Allison to Chair Satellite Industry Association

Audrey Allison VP Boeing

Audrey Allison, vice president for global spectrum management at Boeing, has been appointed to chair the Satellite Industry Association's board of directors. Ross Vincenti, associate general counsel at Intelsat, will support Allison as SIA's vice chair while Spire Global General Counsel Ananda Martin will manage the trade association's financial assets as treasurer, SIA said Tuesday.

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HII’s Unmanned Tech Center of Excellence Completes Initial Construction Phase; Andy Green Quoted

Andy Green President HII Technical Solutions

Huntington Ingalls Industries has finished construction of a 22K-square-foot building that will be part of the military shipbuilder's new campus in Hampton, Virginia, for the prototyping, manufacturing and testing of unmanned technology platforms. “Opening this initial facility immediately expands our unmanned systems capability and helps support the increasing needs of our customers who defend our national security,” said Andy Green, president of HII's technical solutions division and two-time Wash100 Award recipient.

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NASA Orders Six More Boeing-Made Solar Arrays for ISS

ISS

Boeing will provide six more solar arrays for the International Space Station under a sustainment contract modification with NASA. The company said Monday it will deliver the arrays to boost ISS's power supply with over 120 kilowatts of solar electricity that will be used to power its systems and equipment and support public and private experiments and research in the station.

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Report: Aircraft Demand, UAV Adoption to Drive Aerospace 3D Printing Market’s Growth Through 2027

3D printing

A new Research and Markets forecast says increasing demand for new aircraft and use of unmanned aerial vehicles worldwide will be among the factors that will drive 3D printing growth in the aerospace sector over the next seven years. The global market for aerospace 3D printers reached a value of $1.12B last year and is projected to experience a 25.3 percent compound annual growth rate to hit $6.81B by 2027.

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Millennium Space Systems Deploys Smallsats to Demo Tether Tech for Orbital Debris Mitigation

DRAGRACER experiment

Boeing’s Millennium Space Systems subsidiary launched two small satellites as part of a controlled flight experiment to demonstrate a technology designed to help address orbital debris congestion. The DRAGRACER satellites took off aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron vehicle Nov. 19 to demonstrate a deployable tether technology designed to help low-Earth orbit satellites quickly return to the Earth's surface.

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