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Aerospace names Bruce Eyerly as General Manager of Systems Engineering Division

Press Release From: Aerospace Corporation
Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) announced today that Bruce Eyerly has been named general manager of the Systems Engineering Division effective immediately. In this role, Eyerly will oversee engineering support for a broad range of government, civil, and commercial customers in systems analysis and simulation, architecture development, acquisition and mission assurance activities. He will also support the Corporate Chief Engineers Office in activities related to space systems resiliency and the U.S. Air Force’s continued focus on the Space Warfighting Construct.
 
“Bruce has a proven track record of both leading and developing teams of engineers throughout his aerospace career,” said Chuck Gustafson, senior vice president of Aerospace Engineering and Technology Group. “He brings extensive space industry experience working with the Air Force, Intelligence Community, and Commercial customers. He has also collaborated with Aerospace technical experts on a number of key programs.”
 
Eyerly joins Aerospace after a successful 38-year career at The Boeing Company. Previously, he led all space-segment engineering disciplines across a family of proprietary space programs, including the X-37B. His past leadership and technical assignments also included lead control systems engineer for the MILSTAR communications payloads, space/ground interface lead for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite Program, and Integrated Product Team lead for two national security satellite programs.
 
Eyerly earned his bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering and a master of science degree in Control Systems from the University of Southern California. Eyerly holds a series of 11 issued patents.  He is also a contributing author of the book, Space Vehicle Mechanisms: Elements of Successful Design.
 
About The Aerospace Corporation
The Aerospace Corporation is a California nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has approximately 3,600 employees. It provides guidance and advice to military, civil and commercial customers to ensure the success of complex, technology-based programs. The Aerospace Corporation is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., with multiple locations across the United States. For more information on Aerospace, visit www.aerospace.org. Follow us on Twitter: @AerospaceCorp.

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