Weekly Brief


Weekly Brief

Thursday, March 19,2020

Feature of the Week

Insurers, satellite operators, and debris experts warn that low Earth orbit is becoming more crowded, increasing the odds of objects colliding  Read more
Understanding space weather and radiation environment have become high priorities, today. One payload which features a suite of instruments to monitor space weather conditions is provided by NASA  Read more
The Space Foundation announced that the conference would be postponed indefinitely as the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the United States and much of the world  Read more
The Department of Defense said that SAIC would carry current SMC systems throughout the Enterprise Ground Services transition and build-out projects.  Read more


By Rich Richardson, VP & CIO, Spirit AeroSystems  
As data use grows in sophistication and responsibility, it's shaping a brave new world of knowledge analytics that's starting to redefine how firms make decisions and drive enhancements to their essential operations.  Read more
By Chris Moore, EVP & CIO, Sun Country Airlines  
While on an Alitalia flight from New York to Rome last month, I decided to take a break from my grinding, persistent insomnia (I cannot sleep on planes for whatever reason) to check out the in-flight connectivity offerings.  Read more

Featured Vendors

By Anand Parameswaran, SVP, Aerospace and Defense BU,   
Transforming the aerospace and defense lifecycle with a comprehensive design-build-maintain solution approach  Read more
By Bernard Charlès, Vice Chairman & CEO,   
Provides virtual universes for designing and testing various parts of the airplane  Read more
By Ron Lopez, President and Managing Director, Astroscale, US,   
Astroscale is one of the few companies in the world proposing to aid in the removal of orbital debris through the provision of End of Life (EOL) and Active Debris Removal (ADR) services. Astroscale’s Active Debris Removal services are an effort...  Read more

CXO Insights

By Randy Marchany, CISO, Virginia Tech  
As the CISO of the most important research university in Virginia, I wrote in an earlier blog that EDUs aren’t that different from the company world.  Read more
By Shelli Brunswick, Chief Operating Officer, Space Foundation  
Without A Skilled, Available, And Adaptable Workforce That Can Develop, Commercialize, And Apply Space Innovations To Industries Across The Planet, The Ongoing Technological And Economic Promise Will Fall Dramatically Short  Read more