Tag Archives: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Bechtel’s Mike Costas Named to ASCEND’s 2021 Guiding Coalition

Bechtel

ASCEND announced on Monday its 2021 Guiding Coalition. The Coalition is an advisory board of technical, scientific, engineering and business leaders selected to help maximize ASCEND's mission. The board will include Mike Costas, general manager and principal vice president of Bechtel's Defense and Space business line.

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Stephen Kitay: Pentagon Examines Initial Results of Survey of Space Industrial Base Amid COVID-19

Stephen Kitay

Stephen Kitay, deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy, said the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Space Acquisition Council is assessing initial results of a survey about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the space industrial base, SpaceNews reported Wednesday.

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Dr. Mike Gazarik, VP Ball Aerospace Engineering, Named AIAA Fellow; Rob Strain Quoted

Dr. Mike Gazarik, Ball Aerospace's vice president of Engineering, has been appointed by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) to its 2020 class of Fellows for his continued efforts to advance space technology, the company reported on Thursday

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Leanne Caret, President and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, Her Third Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, with her third consecutive Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Caret for leading and expanding Boeing’s portfolio of defense contracts and space platforms. We are pleased to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Leanne Caret. 

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Rick Ambrose, EVP of Space Systems for Lockheed Martin, His Fourth Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of space systems for Lockheed Martin, with his fourth Wash100 Award on Monday. 

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Trump to Nominate Boeing Vet Patrick Shanahan as Deputy Secretary of Defense

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Patrick Shanahan, Boeing senior vice president of supply chain and operations, as deputy secretary of defense. Trump announced plans to nominate Shanahan and five other individuals to various Defense Department posts in a White House press release published Thursday. Shanahan currently oversees Boeing’s manufacturing operations …

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John Schaub Takes Helm as Naval Research Lab’s Space Tech Center

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Naval Center for Space Technology has appointed John Schaub as director and he will transition from his prior role as senior executive in charge of NCST’s spacecraft engineering department. NRL said Monday Schaub succeeds Peter Wilhelm, who retired from the research laboratory in 2015. “[NRL Commanding Officer Mark Bruington] and …

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