Weekly Brief


Weekly Brief

Thursday, May 28,2020

Feature of the Week

Sen gives NanoAvionics the green signal for building five nanosatellites to capture ultra-high-definition video from space  Read more
The Defense Department wants the communications services provided by AEHF to be used primarily for strategic operations like nuclear command and control.  Read more
ILC Dover has hired veteran astronaut Nicole Stott as a Senior Technical Advisor for the Space Systems Division.  Read more


By Ken Green, CIO, NetJets  
In the last 20 years, the world has become completely interconnected through complex networks and everchanging technology.  Read more
By Hilton Sturisky, CIO, Spirit Airlines  
Just over a year ago, I was named Chief Information Officer of Spirit Airlines, the first ultra-low cost airline in the Americas.  Read more

Featured Vendors

By Grant Anderson, President and CEO,   
Arizona-based Paragon Space Development Corporation is a pioneer in life support and thermal control solutions for mission-critical operations in extreme environments for space, defense, and commercial sectors since 1993. The company takes a...  Read more
By Elon Musk, Founder, CEO & CTO,   
Founded in 2002 by billionaire Elon Musk, SpaceX manufactures and launches one of the most advanced rockets and spacecraft, intending to revolutionize space transportation, with the ultimate goal of making life multi-planetary. The company gained...  Read more
By David Jilot, Director of Sales, Pioneer Metal Finishing John Pilkington, General Manager,   
Pilkington is a Nadcap accredited company specializing in chemical processing for the aerospace and defense sector whose prime customers include Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Gulfstream Aerospace, and General Atomics. Pilkington’s...  Read more

CXO Insights

By Douglas Terrier, Chief Technologist, NASA  
President Donald Trump has directed NASA to land American astronauts on the Moon’s South Pole within the next five years. NASA will meet this challenge.  Read more
By Bill Massaro, Director of Advanced Manufacturing, Moog Inc., Space and Defense Group  
Manufacturing highly complex technical hardware for the defense industry presents some unique challenges for a manufacturing facility.  Read more