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Richard White, President of SSL Government Systems, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Leading the Efforts to Revolutionize Space Exploration & Innovating Spacecraft Technology

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Richard White, president of SSL Government Systems, will be inducted into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his efforts to innovate spacecraft technology and revolutionize humanity’s exploration of space. This marks his first Wash100 honor.

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General Atomics to Integrate Hosted Payload for NOAA Space Data Collection Program

A General Atomics business unit has received a delivery order from the U.S. Air Force to integrate a satellite payload into an orbital test bed in support of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration mission. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will launch a 242.5-pound OTB satellite for the Argos Advanced Data Collection System designed to collect …

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Iridium Eyes Jan. 7 for Final ‘NEXT’ Satellite Launch; Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications has announced that the launch of the eighth batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites aboard SpaceX‘s Falcon 9 rocket is now scheduled on Jan. 7, SpaceNews reported Friday. The new schedule sought to provide SpaceX more time to accommodate Spaceflight Industries’ SmallSat Express rideshare mission, which took off on Monday, Dec. 3. Iridium …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Space Sensor Layer Will Benefit From End-to-End Solution

Rob Zitz, a senior vice president at Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary, told SpaceNews in an interview published Monday that a space layer designed for missile defense will benefit from an end-to-end solution including sensors and satellites. Zitz, chief strategy officer for government systems at SSL, said artificial intelligence and other technology …

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