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SSPI Podcast

This is the podcast of the Space & Satellite Professionals International. On this channel, we release podcasts in two series: Better Satellite World and Making Leaders.

Better Satellite World episodes feature conversations with people whose work in space & satellite make a stronger economy, a better society and a more sustainable planet. They demonstrate why space technology is indispensable to modern life.
SSPI’s Making Leaders program is dedicated to building the human capital and leadership strength of the space and satellite industry.  Podcasts feature interviews with leaders on their own career paths and the essentials of hiring, managing and leading others.

SSPI releases a new podcast every Monday.

SSPI podcasts are made possible with the support of our Corporate Partners:

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Featured Podcasts

MAKING LEADERS
Untangling the Supply Chain

In this podcast series, we explore two key issues: how space and satellite is copying with sometimes dramatic supply chain problems and how the industry is providing the communications and information that makes supply chains run more efficiently and effectively in good times and bad. The fourth episode features a conversation with UltiSat President & CEO David Myers and Global VSAT Forum Secretary General David Meltzer.

Underwritten by Airbus OneWeb Satellites

BETTER SATELLITE WORLD
Satellites & Ukraine

In this podcast series, we look at the role satellites are playing during the war in Ukraine, as well as a range of wider issues in the space & satellite industry related to it. The fourth and final episode features Nick Reese, Deputy Director for Emerging Technology Policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

BETTER SATELLITE WORLD
New York Space Business Roundtable: I Can’t Get No . . . Space Financing

This podcast, based on March’s New York Space Business Roundtable, looks at how to get financing for space and satellite ventures and the realities and character for financing in this market. Speakers include Keith Buckley, CEO of Federos (now an Oracle company) and Noel Rimalovski, GH Partners LLC.

BETTER SATELLITE WORLD
New York Space Business Roundtable: SPAC Crackle Pop

This podcast, based on February’s New York Space Business Roundtable, takes an objective look at the economic viability of companies fueled by SPAC financing and asks if they are destined to flop or a sustainable way to go? Speakers include Phil Friedman, Senior Advisor, Perella Weinberg Partners; Steven Kaufman, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP; Claude Rousseau, Research Director, Northern Sky Research; and Sita Sonty, Partner & Associate Director, Aerospace & Defense, Boston Consulting Group.

Current Podcasts

BETTER SATELLITE WORLD
Summer Fun 2021

BETTER SATELLITE WORLD
Safe Landing

MAKING LEADERS
Voices of Promise

BETTER SATELLITE WORLD
Closing the Link

BETTER SATELLITE WORLD
Space for All