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The Aerospace Corporation Joins the Satellite Industry Association

Press Release From: Satellite Industry Association
Posted: Monday, February 6, 2017

The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today announced that The Aerospace Corporation has joined SIA as its newest Affiliate member. The Aerospace Corporation is a nonprofit corporation based in El Segundo, CA. The Company operates a federally funded research and development center and has over 3,600 employees. It provides technical guidance and advice on all aspects of space missions to military, civil, and commercial customers. SIA is a full-service trade association that represents commercial satellite companies as the unified voice of the U.S. satellite industry on policy, regulatory and legislative issues affecting the satellite business.

“SIA is very pleased to welcome The Aerospace Corporation and their satellite research and national security expertise to the Association,” said Tom Stroup, SIA’s President. “These are exciting times for the commercial satellite industry. Commercial companies have announced revolutionary new satellite technologies in an effort to support national security, commercial enterprise and consumer applications both domestically and abroad. The Aerospace Corporation’s research and development, particularly in the areas of small satellite technology and electric propulsion plus their role in supporting the DoD make them an ideal new addition to SIA.”

For more information regarding SIA membership and a complete list of SIA member categories and benefits, please click HERE

About The Aerospace Corporation

The Aerospace Corporation (www.aerospace.org) is a California nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has over 3,600 employees. It provides technical guidance and advice on all aspects of space missions to military, civil, and commercial customers to assure mission success. The Aerospace Corporation is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., with multiple locations across the United States.

About The Satellite Industry Association

SIA is a U.S.-based trade association providing representation of the leading satellite operators, service providers, manufacturers, launch services providers, and ground equipment suppliers. For more than two decades, SIA has advocated on behalf of the U.S. satellite industry on policy, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the satellite business. For more information, visit www.sia.org.

SIA Executive Members include: The Boeing Company; AT&T Services, Inc.; EchoStar Corporation; Intelsat S.A.; Iridium Communications Inc.; Kratos Defense & Security Solutions; Ligado Networks; Lockheed Martin Corporation; Northrop Grumman Corporation; OneWeb; SES Americom, Inc.; Space Exploration Technologies Corp.; SSL; and ViaSat, Inc. SIA Associate Members include: ABS US Corp.; Artel, LLC; Blue Origin: DigitalGlobe Inc.; DRS Technologies, Inc.; Eutelsat America Corp.; Global Eagle Entertainment; Glowlink Communications Technology, Inc.; Hughes; Inmarsat, Inc.; Kymeta Corporation; L-3 Electron Technologies, Inc.; O3b Limited; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Planet; Semper Fortis Solutions; Spire Global Inc.; TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.; Telesat Canada; TrustComm, Inc.; Ultisat, Inc.; and XTAR, LLC. SIA Affiliate Members include: The Aerospace Corporation; COMSAT; HawkEye 360; Wiley Rein LLP

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