Tag Archives: space industry

Executive Spotlight: Mark Gerencser, Gen. Joseph Votel of BENS Discuss National Security Crisis Resulting from COVID-19

Mark Gerencser and Gen. Joseph Votel

Mark Gerencser, chairman of Business Executives for National Security (BENS) and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, and Gen. Joseph Votel, president and chief executive officer of BENS, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz on the Commission on the National Response Enterprise: A Call to Action“ report to identify ways to improve national resilience in responding to sustained, nation-wide emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rick Ambrose, Lockheed Space Systems EVP, Named to 2019 Wash100 for Space Technology Push, Cloud Adoption for Space Missions

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin's space systems segment, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 “” Executive Mosaic's annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena “” for leading the improvement of space technologies, including utilizing the cloud for space missions. This marks the fourth Wash100 award for Ambrose in the last five years.

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Carissa Christensen: Venture Capital Firms Show Increased Interest in Space Companies

Carissa Christensen, CEO of Bryce Space and Technology, has said venture capital firms have made “consistent“ investments in space companies amid the lack of “megadeals“ involving space startups in 2017, Space News reported Tuesday. Christensen said Tuesday at the SpaceCom Expo in Houston, Texas, that the previous two years each recorded …

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CompTIA Names ViaSat’s Bruce Cathell, Intelligent Design’s David Beering to Space Enterprise Council Board

Bruce Cathell, vice president of government operations at ViaSat, and David Beering, Intelligent Design principal, have joined the board of directors of the Computing Technology Industry Association‘s space enterprise council. SEC brings together professionals from the space industry, including the commercial, civil and national security sectors, in efforts to advance relevant interests to policymakers, …

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Lockheed, SIAA Host Forum for Australia’s Space Industry

Lockheed Martin and the Space Industry Association of Australia have jointly facilitated a forum to discuss opportunities and challenges facing Australia’s space industry. Lockheed said Wednesday the Securing Australia’s Space Industry Forum included a panel discussion and keynotes from Michael Frater, rector at University of New South Wales Canberra, and Tim Parsons, CEO …

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Report: Poland Seeks to Increase Spending on Space Sector Through New Strategy

Poland has released a document that provides information on the country’s initial strategy to develop the space industry and related programs, Space News reported Wednesday. Jaroslaw Adamowski writes the space strategy aims to increase the Polish government's spending on the space sector, develop the country's first satellite and create a new economic …

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