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    (New York City, December 22, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today opened nominations for the 20th Induction to the Space & Satellite...

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    (New York City, December 22, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today opened nominations for the 20th Induction to the Space & Satellite Hall of Fame. The new Inductees will be honored at the virtual Hall of Fame Celebration on March 23, 2021. Nominations are due by January 31, 2021.

    The Space & Satellite Hall of Fame recognizes the invaluable contributions of the visionaries who have transformed life on planet Earth for the better through space & satellite technology. Members of the Hall of Fame are recognized pioneers in communications, satellite-related aerospace, scientific research, or the development and delivery of applications for business, institutions and government via space and/or satellite. They include Steve Collar of SES, Greg Wyler of OneWeb, Gwynne Shotwell of SpaceX, James Monroe III of Globalstar, John Celli of Space Systems Loral, David Thompson of Orbital ATK and Mark Dankberg of ViaSat as well as pioneers like Dr. John Pierce, Eddy Hartenstein, Rene Anselmo and Dr. Harold Rosen.

    “Entry into the industry’s Hall of Fame is not just another award,” said executive director Robert Bell. “It is a once-in-a-lifetime honor for people who have commercialized truly breakthrough technologies, introduced transformative business models, opened new markets and established new foundations for progress, all for the ultimate bettering of life on Earth today and tomorrow. The Hall was founded by SSPI in 1987, and we are proud to be its custodian today.”

    Nomination forms may be found on SSPI’s website.


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.

     

    For More Information
    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (December 15, 2020 – New York City) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today released Uncovering the Hidden Arctic, its newest Better Satellite World video. It...

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    (December 15, 2020 – New York City) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today released Uncovering the Hidden Arctic, its newest Better Satellite World video. It describes how earth observation from space and data analytics on the ground make it possible to monitor changes to Arctic weather and sea ice, climate-inducted shifts on land and environmental compliance around the world.

    While the rest of the world fears rising sea levels, the warming Arctic is opening new shipping routes that promise to cut travel times. New fishing grounds will help feed the world, and new mineral deposits may supply the next generation of electric cars and wind turbines. Yet the hazards of the Arctic remain, while the risks of climate change grow every year. The video explores the contribution of Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) to better management of a changing world, from Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) analysis of Arctic ice to identification of toxic algae blooms and oil spills.

    “In 2019, KSAT analysts played an important role in the cross-pole expedition of extreme adventurer Mike Horn,” said executive director Robert Bell. “He and his fellow explorer Borge Ousland were cut off from their ship by deep crevices in the melting ice. It was analysis of SAR data from KSAT experts that found a path for the explorers to make their way to safety.”

    Uncovering the Hidden Arctic debuted at SSPI’s 2020 Better Satellite World Awards Celebration on December 7. You can watch it now on SSPI’s website and on Youtube.


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.


    For More Information
    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (5 November 2020 – New York City & London) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) announced today the recipients of the sixth annual Better Satellite World Awards. The awards honour established companies along with disruptive innovators who make the world a more prosperous, healthier, better-educated, sustainable and inclusive home for humankind. An international jury selected Avanti Communications’ Bidi Bidi Project, SES’s SATMED Satellite-based Telemedicine Platform and SatSure AG to receive this year’s awards. The recipients will be honoured at the Better Satellite World Awards Virtual Celebration on 7 December.

    “These are three transformative uses of satellite in different corners of the globe that are making a better world,” said SSPI Director of Development and Innovation Louis Zacharilla. “What ties them together is that each has been giving the nations and communities where they are providing satellite service the power to become self-reliant financially, in terms of learning and also for the purpose of health. SSPI members salute these efforts.”   

    The selection of the recipients for the Better Satellite World Awards was made by an international jury consisting of a broad cross-section of industry thought leaders and distinguished professionals. This year, the jury decided to extend an honourable mention to Badan Aksesibilitas Telekomunikasi dan Informasi (BAKTI) for its work providing Internet services in remote areas of Indonesia and Omanos Analytics for its innovative combination of Earth-Observation-based support of low-infrastructure and/or politically complex regions’ need for accountability for social and environmental damage.

    The Better Satellite World Awards Virtual Celebration is produced by SSPI and its UK and Isle of Man Chapters.
     

    The 2020 Better Satellite World Award Recipients:

    Avanti Communications’ Bidi Bidi Project
    In 2019, Avanti Communications began to use its satellite technology, which provides coverage across Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and the Middle East, to improve the welfare of refugees, host communities and humanitarian organisations in one of the largest refugee settlements in East Africa, the Bidi Bidi refugee camp. The camp, based in Northern Uganda, hosts over 270,000 displaced people from the neighbouring conflict in Southern Sudan, and is located in a remote, off-grid area, making it difficult to provide support for the refugees and the overtaxed host communities and local resources. Avanti partnered with the Social Innovation Academy (SINA) to provide satellite broadband powered by solar energy to the Bidi Bidi site, as electricity is rarely available in the region. This installation is the first of three that Avanti plans to set up in the refugee settlement.

    Broadband connectivity provides many opportunities for the displaced people in the refugee camp, including online courses, job and grant applications, self-learning websites, research and enterprise training. These resources allow refugees to create learning spaces where they can tackle local problems themselves, rather than relying on humanitarian organisations, and where they can regain self-reliance and new work opportunities, relieving pressure on the nearby host communities. SINA’s connected centre, supported by Avanti’s installation, is used by over 100 people on a daily basis, including teachers and youth from the surrounding area. Avanti provides laptops to those without access to smartphones, allowing them to access self-learning websites and MOOCs, such as Coursera, Khan Academy, edX, Udemy and online selling websites and enterprises. The company also provides installation, maintenance and customer support to ensure that the facility functions well at all times. Based on the success of the Bidi Bidi project, Avanti has been working with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, as a corporate partner throughout 2020, to donate solar-powered satellite broadband connectivity and laptops to seven UNHCR sites in remote refugee settlements in Uganda as well.
     

    SATMED Satellite-based Telemedicine Platform delivered via SES satellites
    SATMED is an award-winning Luxembourg Government’s e-health satellite-based platform that combines medical care, education and health management in one platform that can be accessed from anywhere. It provides doctors with the ability to keep accurate medical records, consult with colleagues and allows better education for health professionals even in the remotest areas, where there is lack of terrestrial infrastructure. SATMED integrates health applications, connectivity and cloud services for securely storing and sharing data, enabling healthcare professionals and institutions around the world to communicate and collaborate easily and effectively. The web-based platform is accessed with a single sign-on and offers teleconsultation, teleradiology, health information systems, e-learning, electronic medical record systems and much more. Users in remote and under-served areas can access high-quality satellite broadband connectivity provided via SES’s satellites and connect to the SATMED platform. Thanks to SATMED, quality healthcare is possible regardless of the location or circumstances. For its accomplishments, the platform was recognised with a VSAT “Changing Lives” Stellar Award in 2016.

    For many years, SATMED has been used to help multiple non-government organizations (NGOs) provide improved healthcare solutions around the world, and became particularly vital during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Friendship NGO currently serves two floating hospitals off the remote islands of northern Bangladesh and one terrestrial hospital in southern Bangladesh, sending patient data via SATMED to the National Healthcare database to allow for quicker identification of medical issues and resolutions. The Serabu Hospital in Sierra Leone, supported by the German Doctors NGO, also makes use of SATMED to provide care for its thousands of patients in a location so remote that it is two hours away from the nearest administrative centre and the only complex in the area with electricity. SATMED allows the remote hospital to access real-time situational assessment and data exchange with other hospitals, facilitates the X-ray data processing by the doctors in Germany, helps with running daily operations and management of critical supplies and logistics.
     

    SatSure AG
    SatSure AG is a DeepTech space applications startup that provides spatial decision intelligence to banking and insurance clients around the world. Their proprietary platform SatSure SPARTA uses satellite imagery, IoT and weather data among others, analysed using various Artificial Intelligence algorithms, to generate usable data insights for banking customers to help them better manage their agriculture portfolios and reduce the non-performing assets through efficient loan recoveries, increase their lending and financial inclusion mandate by adding new customers, planning their market expansion as well as bundling insurance products to protect their portfolio from climate change effects. SatSure’s alternate data-based insights help financial institutions create efficient risk policy and underwriting, enabling access to finance for even smallholder farmers, who have traditionally not been part of any institutional lending. And its product suite SatSure SAGE is helping these lenders provide better customer experience for such farmers even in the remotest regions of India, by accelerating the onboarding process, enabling higher range of products and different interest rates to choose from, bundling farm management advisories, and helping build an empathetic approach to customer relationship in the event of defaults caused due to natural or market volatility events. In the last two years, roughly 2 million farmers have received loans based on the use of SatSure’s platform and product, while more than 400,000 farmers have benefited due to the faster insurance claim settlement process.

    SatSure’s innovation in helping re-engineer financial sector processes and products for societal good has been recognized by various international platforms and organizations such as the World Economic Forum, World Bank, MIT, and the Asian Development Bank, to name a few.


    Honourable Mentions:

    Badan Aksesibilitas Telekomunikasi dan Informasi (BAKTI) for its exceptional work, through its service provider partners, in utilising the Hughes JUPITER™ System to provide Internet services to secondary, junior high and vocational schools; telecommunication infrastructure to remote local government offices; community healthcare centres, supporting projects such as telemedicine and e-health with the Ministry of Health; and Internet service for community and agency disaster management, complementing the service provided by the Indonesian disaster relief agency BNPB.

    Omanos Analytics, a space technology start-up company based in Glasgow, UK, for its innovative combination of Earth Observation data with community-based information sources, including community representatives, local media, legal groups and NGOs, to support low-infrastructure and/or politically complex regions’ need for accountability for social and environmental damage.
     

    About the Better Satellite World Campaign
    Working with partner associations and dozens of supporting companies around the world, Space & Satellite Professionals International’s Better Satellite World campaign (www.bettersatelliteworld.com)  is changing the global conversation about satellites and their influence on the economy, business and societies everywhere. The campaign was launched in Washington, DC during SATELLITE 2015. It has since become a cornerstone and a viral effort that is successfully communicating the incredible power of satellites for human good.

    SSPI has published a series of stories and videos that dramatize the immense contributions of the “invisible infrastructure” of satellite to life on Earth, which are widely shared by individuals, companies and the media. The Better Satellite World campaign is available for repurposing by any organization or person who wishes to use the content to help promote the industry at www.bettersatelliteworld.com and through the Twitter hashtag #bettersatelliteworld.

     

    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.

     

    For More Information
    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (September 17, 2020 – New York City) – The Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced the third annual “20 Under 35” list...

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    (September 17, 2020 – New York City) – The Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced the third annual “20 Under 35” list of outstanding young space and satellite professionals age 35 and under. The honorees will be celebrated at SSPI’s virtual Future Leaders Celebration on October 6 during Satellite Innovation 2020 Virtual. The 2020 “20 Under 35” list is sponsored by Hogan Lovells, Isotropic Networks, Maxar Technologies and Momentus Inc.

    SSPI’s annual list of "20 Under 35" features 20 employees and entrepreneurs to keep your eye on in coming years. They were selected from nominations submitted by companies recognizing excellence in their young talent, by entrepreneurs seeking to make their mark on the industry, and by peers seeing and applauding leadership and achievement. The nominations were evaluated by a panel of judges including Joseph Amor, Alain Rolle of ST Engineering iDirect, James Shaw of Telesat, Chris Quilty of Quilty Analytics, Patrick Rayermann of Linquest and Kathleen Karika of Maxar. These individuals are also among the Mentors supporting SSPI’s student outreach programs. At the Future Leaders Celebration, the three top-ranked members of the 20 Under 35 will be named as this year’s Promise Award winners.

    “Each year’s 20 Under 35 list is an inspiration,” said executive director Robert Bell. “Long before they are in a position in the organizational chart to have a material impact, they have added major value to their companies with effects that will be felt far into the future.”

    The 20 Under 35 of 2020:

    • Harriet Brettle, Head of Business Analysis, Astroscale
    • Reina Buenconsejo, Ph.D. Student, Chemistry Dept., California Institute of Technology
    • Bethany Downer, Public Information Officer, European Space Agency – Hubble Space Telescope
    • James Farrell, Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing Space and Launch
    • Giulia Federico, Co-Founder, Space Products and Innovation GmbH (SPiN)
    • George John, Associate, Hogan Lovells
    • Pierre-Alexis Joumel, Business Growth Manager, Airbus Defence and Space
    • Taylor Kerl, Systems Engineer, Maxar Technologies
    • Adnan Al Muhairi, Deputy Chief Technical Officer, Yahsat
    • Dr. Tobias Niederwieser, Research Associate, University of Colorado-Boulder
    • Joost van Oorschot, Founder and CEO, Maana Electric SA
    • Melissa Orlick, Director of Maritime Communications, Isotropic Networks
    • Nicholas Puschman, Associate, Bird & Bird LLP
    • Sahith Reddy Madara, Aerospace Research Engineer – Cube Satellite Lab, University of Sharjah
    • Manny Shar, Head of Analytics, Bryce Space and Technology
    • Dr. Jeffrey Stuart, Technologist/GNC Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    • Derek Thompson, PhD, Lead Propulsion Systems Engineer, Phase Four
    • Fatmah Al Yammahi, Flight Dynamics Manager, Yahsat
    • Brittany Zajic, Business Development and Disaster Response Operations Lead, Planet Labs Inc.
    • Brittany Zimmerman, Aerospace Engineer, Paragon Space Development

    Full profiles of the 20 Under 35 can be found at www.20under35.com.


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.


    For More Information
    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (October 22, 2020 – New York City) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today released The Spacecraft Assembly Line, its newest...

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    (October 22, 2020 – New York City) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today released The Spacecraft Assembly Line, its newest Better Satellite World video. It describes how OneWeb Satellites has brought the Ford assembly line model to satellite manufacturing.

    The business of space is changing as companies begin putting dozens or hundreds or thousands of satellites in orbit. Space is nothing like the roads traveled by Ford’s Model T. It is airless, freezing cold and blazing hot, and flooded with radiation. Building for it is hard, but the assembly line has come to the manufacturing of satellites, and nothing will ever be the same again. In a new factory near Cape Canaveral, Florida, OneWeb Satellites operates the most automated assembly lines in the business, where engineers, technicians, tools and robotics take part in a complex dance of creation.

    “The OneWeb Satellites factory on the Space Coast was the first high-volume manufacturing line for communications satellites in history,” said executive director Robert Bell. “The processes and technologies they have pioneered are rapidly becoming key to the explosive growth of LEO capacity on orbit.”

    The Spacecraft Assembly Line debuted at SSPI’s 2020 Future Leaders Celebration on October 6. You can watch it now on SSPI’s website and on Youtube.

     

    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.

     

    For More Information
    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (New York City, October 20, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced that James Trevelyan, Speedcast’s...

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    (New York City, October 20, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced that James Trevelyan, Speedcast’s Senior Vice President of Enterprise & Emerging Markets, United Kingdom, has been appointed to serve on the association’s Board of Directors.

    James Trevelyan joined Speedcast in 2018 as a senior sales executive. Prior to joining Speedcast, he served for 17 years in various commercial and sales leadership positions at Arqiva, including a key role on the management board of the company’s Satellite and Media division. James has also held sales roles at Nortel Networks, Lexmark and IBM. He recently completed a second term as Chairman of the Board of the World Teleport Association, a non-profit organization serving the interests of teleport operators and their satellite and technology partners. James is a graduate of the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow with a double honors degree in International Business and Modern Languages.

    “James combines strong commercial and management skills with a commitment to improving the industry for the benefit of all the people and organizations working in it,” said executive director Robert Bell. “The insights he brings to our Board will enable SSPI to continue strengthening its service to the space and satellite business.”


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.
     

    For More Information
    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (New York City, October 7, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced the launch of the New SSPI Canada chapter. SSPI is an...

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    (New York City, October 7, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced the launch of the New SSPI Canada chapter. SSPI is an international professional development society serving professionals in the satellite communications industry. Through the establishment of local chapters, SSPI furthers the mission of the society at the regional level by providing members with the opportunity to advance their careers through information sharing, outreach and professional networking.

    The mission of the SSPI Canada Chapter is to stimulate the growth of the satellite industry in Canada and to expand the research, innovation and development of the industry by attracting world-class talent and promoting the development of satellite professionals. To fulfill our mission, the SSPI Canada chapter is also linked with several of our fellow members in a variety of industrial bodies, educational institutions and government organizations.

    “SSPI Canada will become one of our most important chapters and we are excited about this new branch of the SSPI tree.  The innovation taking place in Canada and the talent produced by its companies and schools is contributing to a fast-growing industry, a better world and the infrastructure being built to take human beings into space permanently.  We are confident this chapter will make a significant contribution.” Lou Zacharilla, Director of Innovation, SSPI.

    Cristi Damian, VP Business Development at Advantech Wireless Technologies and SSPI Canada Chapter President said, “Canada has a long and outstanding heritage in development of Space and Satellite technologies. We designed and operated our own satellites dating as far back as 1962 – satellites that presented great performance and a remarkably long service life. The Canadian expertise is currently growing in the fields that cover LEO, MEO and GEO satellites, Space Robotics, Sensors, 5G and Artificial Intelligence.

    “We are extending an invitation to all of our Canadian colleagues, partners, and customers to join our newly formed SSPI Canadian chapter. Let’s all bring together our expertise, knowledge and innovation capabilities to solve today’s technological challenges – and to learn from one another by working in concert. Together, we can address complex, multidimensional projects, achieve excellence in our respective fields and promote Canada’s Space knowhow and outstanding reputation to the rest of the world.”

    Vagan Shakhgildian, CEO at UHP Networks said, “I feel honoured to be part of the founding Board of the SSPI Canada Chapter. These are challenging times, but also very exciting times in the industry, with the names of Canadian-based projects such as Telesat LEO, Kepler and others resonating throughout the world . We look forward to working with all the present and future space and satellite professionals across Canada, from coast to coast. Our collective task will be to foster the spirit of creativity and exploration, which has been driving our community forward since the early days of space activities in the country.”

    “The launch of SSPI’s Canadian Chapter is a fantastic opportunity to build new and strengthen existing relationships within the Canadian space ecosystem. We are really excited not only to be a founding member of this new Chapter, but to get the opportunity to work with people across our country to help build this great community,” said Jeffrey R. Osborne, Co-founder & VP Business Development, Kepler Communications.

    Join Advantech Wireless Technologies, Kepler Communications, UHP Networks and the Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) at the Webinar: Opportunities and Challenges for New LEO Constellations. Thursday October 29th 2020 at 11am EST.

    For more details visit the SSPI Canada chapter page.


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.

     

    For More Information
    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    Honor to take place at SSPI’s 15th Annual Future Leaders Celebration on October 6

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    Honor to take place at SSPI’s 15th Annual Future Leaders Celebration on October 6

    (September 10, 2020 – New York City) – The Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced that it will present its 2020 Mentor of the Year Award to Dawn Harms, Chief Revenue Officer at Momentus Inc. (www.momentus.space) Dawn will be honored on October 6 at SSPI’s 15th Annual Future Leaders Celebration for the attention, support and guidance she has provided to young professionals throughout her career. During the celebration, SSPI will also honor the “20 Under 35” space and satellite professionals to watch in the coming years and present three of them with its Promise Award for outstanding achievement.

    “Dawn is known across the space and satellite industry for her leadership, her generosity and her willingness to dig in and solve problems, whether for her employer, her colleagues or young people needing a helping hand,” said executive director Robert Bell.  “SSPI is privileged to be able to call attention to her work as a mentor to the next generation, which she values as highly as her many achievements in this demanding business.”  

    The 2020 Future Leaders Celebration (www.satfuture.com) will take place virtually via Zoom on Tuesday, October 6 in conjunction with the Satellite Innovation 2020 virtual conference, produced by SatNews publishers. The proceeds of the celebration go to fund SSPI’s educational, professional development and industry growth initiatives.


    The SSPI 2020 Mentor of the Year:
     

    Dawn Harms

    Chief Revenue Officer, Momentus Inc.

    Dawn Harms is Chief Revenue Officer at Momentus, a startup which has raised over $80 million, providing in-space transportation and logistics services. In her current role, she leads a team that develops and manages critical relationships with a wide range of customers and partners, including cubesat and small satellite operators and manufacturers as well as launch service providers. It is a role that comes naturally to this 35-year veteran of the space and satellite industry.

    Dawn has spent her career in sales, marketing and communications delivering high value to her employers. She began her career as a TWT Design Engineer at Teledyne MEC, then was recruited by Ford Aerospace as a subject matter expert in microwave components in subcontract engineering management. Dawn went on to serve in many executive positions throughout the industry, including Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Space Systems/Loral (now MAXAR), as Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Communications at ILS International Launch Services and as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at Boeing Satellite Systems International.

    In addition to her professional accomplishments, Dawn serves on the industrial advisory board for the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. She also serves as a member of the Board of Directors at ManSat and is Chair Emeritus of the SSPI Board of Directors.

    While serving in mission-critical executive roles, Dawn has always taken time to mentor the next generation, both at the companies where she works and by working with students looking to enter the industry. She has served as mentor for many new arrivals at Momentus, including interns for whom she had no specific job responsibility. Dawn is always available to answer questions, making sure everyone is heard at meetings and providing critical feedback to help with the transition from new hire to full member of the team.

    According to one of Dawn’s recent mentees at Momentus, “Dawn is one of the busiest people that I know, and for her to take time out of her busy schedule to mentor and develop new hires, her team and students both within and outside the organization speaks volumes. I have grown immensely since joining the company. Not only have I noticed an improvement in my business acumen, but I have reaffirmed my interest in the space industry and become confident that I can thrive here – and I have Dawn to thank for this. She is, without doubt, ​someone in the industry that helped get me to where I am today.”

    For the past several years, Dawn has distinguished herself as a mentor to university student teams in joint research competitions produced by SSPI and the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) in the US and UK. As a team mentor, she has provided real-world advice and counsel to teams, reviewed their detailed technical reports and helped SSPI select winning teams. Students have repeatedly praised her personal devotion and generosity, including a team that she hosted for a week so they could tour the Virgin Orbit, SpaceX and Relativity Space manufacturing facilities. Dawn is one of more than 20 SSPI members serving as mentors to help guide students into careers in commercial space and satellite.


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.

     

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    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (July 7, 2020 – New York City) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced the results of 2020 elections to its Board of Directors....

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    (July 7, 2020 – New York City) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced the results of 2020 elections to its Board of Directors. The SSPI membership has elected four new Directors and re-elected three Directors to serve three-year terms beginning July 1. Newly elected and re-elected Directors include:

    • Mike Antonovich, CEO, Eutelsat Americas
    • Tony Gingiss, CEO, OneWeb Satellites
    • Katherine Gizinski, Chief Commercial Officer, ManSat
    • Christopher Johnson, President, Boeing Satellite Systems International
    • Sharyn Nerenberg, Senior Director of Corporate Communications, Hughes Network Systems
    • Mike Safyan, Vice President, Launch, Planet
    • Jeremy Turpin, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Isotropic Systems

    “Members of SSPI’s Board represent the full range of our industry,” said executive director Robert Bell, “from manufacturing to launch to services, and from businesses with a long and proud legacy to new companies turning innovation into commercial success. They are driving SSPI’s mission to demonstrate the importance of space and satellite to the world and to ensure that our companies can attract and develop the talent needed to fulfill their enormous potential.”  

    Continuing in service on SSPI’s Board of Directors are:

    • Jonathan Crawford, President & Chief Executive Officer, The SPACECONNECTION
    • Jonathan Hofeller, Vice-President of Commercial Sales, SpaceX
    • Keith Johnson
    • Aaron Lewis, Vice President, Corporate Communications & Government Relations, Arianespace, Inc.
    • Reza Rasoulian, Executive Advisor, Carnival Cruise Lines
    • Nicole Robinson, Senior Vice President, Global Government, SES (President)
    • Dr. Walter Scott, Chief Technology Officer, Maxar
    • Billie Sims, Vice President, Government Programs, Hunter Communications
    • Thomas van den Driessche, President and Chief Commercial Officer, ST Engineering iDirect (Chair)

    Elizabeth Evans of Reed Smith LLP serves as General Council. SSPI thanks outgoing Chair David Myers, President of the Communications Sector at  Peraton, and outgoing director David Kagan, CEO of Globalstar, for their years of service to the association.


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.

     

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    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (New York City, 1 June 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI)...

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    (New York City, 1 June 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today opened nominations for the 2020 Better Satellite World Awards. The winners will be honoured at the Better Satellite World Awards Dinner on 7 December in London. Nominations are due by 14 September 2020.

    Every year, during the Better Satellite World Awards Dinner, SSPI honours three organizations or individuals who have demonstrated the use of satellite to make a significant contribution to human welfare, good governance, safety, peace and security, improved education or other measures of human achievement. The Better Satellite World Awards are produced by SSPI and its UK and Isle of Man Chapters. Click here to learn more about the awards and past winners.

    “The space and satellite industry has had an historic year and has been central to the history being made in 2020,” said SSPI Director of Development and Innovation Louis Zacharilla. “As always, our industry has assisted many industries as well as the public sectors in their attempt to keep civil society healthy, communicating properly and focused on a better world ahead. We look forward to seeing who our Jury and SSPI’s UK Chapter selects as their stellar representatives for one of our more turbulent years.”

    Nomination forms are available on SSPI’s website.


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. With more than 3,700 members in 40 nations, it is the largest space and satellite industry association in the world. It delivers on its mission through programs that promote space and satellite as the invisible but indispensable infrastructure of the modern world, and that help turn individual promise into careers filled with purpose through research, career education for young people, management education for working professionals and talent recognition that spans the industry.
     

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    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (September 30, 2020 – New York City) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today released its newest Better Satellite World video: Is...

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    (September 30, 2020 – New York City) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today released its newest Better Satellite World video: Is There a Satellite Inside? Aimed at middle and senior high school students, it asks a series of questions about the satellites “hiding in plain sight” around the Earth, working behind the scenes to bring them television, weather updates and even breakfast.

    Is There a Satellite Inside? is the second in a video series, sponsored by Hunter Communications, that aims to teach the next generation of space enthusiasts about the role satellites play in everyday life. The video posits questions for individual or classroom viewing; in the classroom, teachers can pause the video after each question to allow time for discussion before restarting it to hear the answer. The first video in the series, The Road to Space, debuted in March and is available on SSPI’s website.

    "Our school series started when SSPI members asked us for content they could take into their children’s classrooms to explain what they did for a living,” said executive director Robert Bell. “Most STEM content related to space focuses on human spaceflight, which is a small if high profile of the $400 billion space and satellite industry. Thanks to the support of Hunter Communications, The Road to Space and Is There a Satellite Inside? begin to redress the balance.”

    You can watch Is There a Satellite Inside? on SSPI’s website. SSPI is at work on a third video in the series and seeks sponsors for additional videos.


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.


    For More Information
    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (April 30, 2020 – New York City) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today released Mission to the Future, its newest Better...

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    (April 30, 2020 – New York City) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today released Mission to the Future, its newest Better Satellite World video. It describes how the space and satellite industry of today is laying the foundations for the space economy of the future and beginning to extend the vast value that its technologies bring to Earth far beyond its air and warmth.

    “Most Better Satellite World videos tell the story of space and satellite technology benefiting our lives on Earth today,” said executive director Robert Bell. “Mission to the Future puts that story into a larger context: how we will preserve and extend human life beyond this fragile planet and tap opportunities for growth we are just beginning to imagine.”

    Space and satellite companies are working every day to find cheaper and more reliable ways to go to space and return, to deliver valuable services to Earth, and to explore for resources beyond our atmosphere. Today, someone starting a career can help make that happen, and someone starting school tomorrow could wind up working in a new space economy.

    You can watch Mission to the Future on SSPI’s website and on Youtube.

     

    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.

     

    For More Information
    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (New York City, March 25, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI)...

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    (New York City, March 25, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced that Isotropic Systems Co-Founder and CTO Jeremy Turpin will join the SSPI Board for his first full term, pending an election by the membership in June. Jeremy is a member of the 2019 “20 Under 35” (www.20under35.com) cohort of outstanding space and satellite employees and entrepreneurs under the age of 35.

    “Jeremy came to our attention through nomination for our 20 Under 35 talent recognition program,” said executive director Robert Bell. “He is an extraordinary talent who is just beginning to make his mark on the industry. Attending our March Board meeting, he was welcomed enthusiastically by Chair David Meyers of Peraton, President Thomas Van Den Driessche of ST Engineering iDirect, and the entire Board.” 

    Jeremy Turpin received his Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. While at Penn State, he focused on cutting-edge topics in electromagnetics, including transformation optics, metamaterials, and their application to high-efficiency, manufacturable antennas with capabilities not achievable using conventional methods. He was a co-founder and president at E x H, Inc., an electromagnetics software development firm, based on technology developed during his doctoral studies. Now the lead of technology development and innovation as the CTO and Co-Founder of Isotropic Systems, Ltd., Jeremiah Turpin is leading the technical development of a new class of phased array antennas for use in SATCOM communications and beyond. Isotropic Systems recently announced a new developmental phase of its collaborative partnership with SES to produce scalable, cost-effective multi-beam customer edge terminal antennas capable of unlocking access to the groundbreaking O3b mPOWER system. Click here to read more about Jeremy.


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.
     

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    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (New York City, March 31, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today opened nominations for the “20...

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    (New York City, March 31, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today opened nominations for the “20 Under 35” cohort of 2020. The “20 Under 35” will be honored at the annual Future Leaders Dinner on October 6 in Silicon Valley at Satellite Innovation 2020. Nominations are due by July 3, 2020.

    Every year, during its Future Leaders Dinner, SSPI announces its list of the “20 Under 35” young space and satellite professionals to watch in the years ahead. “20 Under 35” honorees are employees or entrepreneurs who have demonstrated initiative, creativity and problem-solving skills that created new capabilities, overcame major challenges, and ensured excellence in technology and service.

    The “20 Under 35” are selected by a panel of judges based on scoring of nomination forms. On October 6, SSPI will announce the three top-scoring honorees and present them with its Promise Award, recognizing their status as leaders of the 2020 cohort. On the same evening, SSPI will also honor its Mentor of the Year: a satellite executive who has fostered young talent and volunteered time and energy in support of the industry.

    With their accomplishments, knowledge and skills, each year’s ‘20 Under 35’ are an inspiration to the industry,” said executive director Robert Bell. “They also have lessons on leadership to teach us, despite having relatively few years in business under their belts.”

    Nomination forms are available on SSPI’s website.


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.
     

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    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Associate
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org

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    (New York City, January 22, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today...

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    (New York City, January 22, 2020) – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced that six new corporate members have joined the organization. SSPI gladly welcomes C-COM, GEOshare, Isotropic Systems, Inc., Momentus Space, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton and Stellar Solutions to its corporate membership. Click here for a list of SSPI’s corporate members.

    In addition to new members, SSPI welcomes the renewal of corporate membership by Access Intelligence, ManSat, OneWeb Satellites, Peraton and SES.

    SSPI corporate members enjoy a wide array of benefits that include unlimited membership for all corporate employees, subscriptions to SSPI video and podcast content, free access to reports on talent development, tickets for free admission to SSPI events, a corporate profile on the SSPI site, and a 30% discount on sponsorship of SSPI events and content.

    "SSPI is well known as the industry’s largest, most international and cross-disciplinary network of individuals and companies,” said executive director Robert Bell. “It is where the people of space and satellite do business, from new hires to seasoned executives, in startups on the launch pad and mature companies with billions in revenue. Those people are our mission, because they make up an industry whose technology and capabilities are indispensable to the world.”


    About SSPI
    Founded in 1983, Space & Satellite Professionals International (www.sspi.org) is on a mission to make the space and satellite industry one of the world’s best at attracting and engaging the talent that powers innovation. The space and satellite business has never seen a time of greater experimentation and disruption than we see today. Investment is the fuel for transformation, but people are the engine. SSPI helps the industry attract, develop and retain the talented people it needs to keep the engine turning. People who connect through high-profile events and gain recognition from prestigious awards. People who rely on SSPI for a broader understanding of the industry as much as for individual networking and career mentoring. From young people seeking a career path to industry veterans with wisdom to share, SSPI connects them all.

    Talent, investment and opportunity flow to industries that make a difference. SSPI is the only organization that also promotes the enormous value of space and satellite through dramatic stories of our technologies and companies making a better world. Those stories overturn misconceptions about the industry that hold it back. They inspire our people and attract new ones to the industry. They help justify investment and give new customers a reason to care about our services and products. Through the stories we tell and the people we serve, SSPI inspires the growth of the $1 trillion space economy of the future.
     

    For More Information
    Victoria Krisman
    Communications Manager
    Space & Satellite Professionals International
    vkrisman@sspi.org