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David Wajsgras to become Intelsat CEO

March 8th, 2022 by

Intelsat has tapped David Wajsgras as its next chief executive officer (CEO). Effective April 4, Wajsgras succeeds Stephen Spengler, who announced his planned retirement in October 2021.

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Eva Berneke appointed Chief Executive Officer of Eutelsat

December 19th, 2021 by

The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications announced the appointment of Eva Berneke as Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1 January 2022. She will also be co-opted as a member of Board.

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Khrunichev Center announces resignation of ILS President

October 10th, 2019 by

Khrunichev State Space Research and Production Center, majority shareholder of International Launch Services, Inc. (ILS), announced the resignation of Kirk Pysher as President of ILS.

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U.S. Air Force establishes National Security Space Launch programme

March 3rd, 2019 by

The U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise Systems Directorate Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) programme name was officially changed to the National Security Space Launch programme on 1 March.

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Maxar cutting jobs to help stem $1.26 billion loss, stabilize satellite division

March 3rd, 2019 by

“Maxar Technologies, which will lay off more than 200 people as it seeks to return to profitability following a $1.26 billion loss, says the struggling satellite division it decided to keep will need to bring in roughly $500 million annually to break even.” (Space News)

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Beresheet shuttle completes another manoeuvre on way to moon

March 3rd, 2019 by

“Israel’s Beresheet, the Jewish state’s first lunar spacecraft, successfully completed another maneuver on Wednesday at around 9:30 p.m. Israel time, according to a release by Space IL. … Earlier in the week, Beresheet experienced some technical difficulties and had to cancel a maneuver planned for the spacecraft.” (Jerusalem Post)

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