Published this June by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., Recent Successful Satellite Systems: Visions of the Future was edited by 2009 Hall of Fame Inductee, D. K. Sachdev, President, Spacetel Consultancy and Adjunct Professor, George Mason University. Other members of the Satellite Hall of Fame are contributors to the book, including Mark Dankberg, Chairman and CEO, ViaSat, Inc. and Bob Zitter, Media Technology Advisor and former HBO CTO. SSPI’s 2013 Mentor of the Year, Clayton Mowry is a contributor as well. Click here to learn more about the Satellite Hall of Fame and its members.

Recent Successful Satellite Systems: Visions of the Future presents recent progress and future prognosis for a wide spectrum of satellite services, systems, and industries, including launch vehicles. Through twenty chapters, experienced leaders provide unique insights into how satellites are responding to the fast-changing demands of modern commercial and government systems through significantly higher capabilities and in a cost-effective manner. The conclusion brings together a collective vision for the future and asserts that the industry is poised to offer systems with even more innovative capabilities and services with a degree of flexibility never realized before.  Click here to learn more.

D. K.  Sachdev was inducted into the Satellite Hall of Fame in 2009 for a professional career devoted to innovation in satellite, first with an Indian manufacturer of earth stations, then with Intelsat and Worldspace, and finally as a professor of engineering at George Mason University. Click here to learn more.