Tag Archives: Millennium Space Systems

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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Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Business and Contract Portfolio Expansion Leadership

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena — for her leadership in expanding the company's portfolio of defense contracts and space platforms. This latest honor marks the third consecutive Wash100 Award for Caret.

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Boeing Subsidiary Completes 18-Month Small Satellite Tech Demo Mission

Boeing‘s Millennium Space Systems subsidiary has completed an 18-month mission to demonstrate the performance of small satellite subsystems while in orbit. Millennium said Tuesday it decomissioned the ALTAIR Pathfinder satellite through an operations center in El Segundo, Calif., and spent more than 13K hours to address technology risks. The internally funded mission aimed to showcase …

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