Press Release

Julie Arnold Joins Moon Express

By SpaceRef Editor
March 16, 2017
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Moon Express, Inc., a privately funded commercial space company, recently announced that Julie Arnold has joined the team as the Director of Marketing and Communications. Arnold will be responsible for the strategic marketing and communication development designed to drive brand growth and awareness of the burgeoning space company.

“Julie brings a history of aerospace strategic messaging, branding, public relations, marketing and digital communications experience to our team,” said Dr. Bob Richards, Founder and CEO of Moon Express. “We look forward to working as a team to reach our goal of returning to the Moon.”

Arnold joins Moon Express from Harris Corporation where she worked with the Electronic Systems division focused on electronic warfare. Prior to Harris she was with Griffin Communications Group, an aerospace, energy and manufacturing agency with a specific concentration on commercial and civil aerospace.

Moon Express, Inc. (MoonEx) is a privately funded commercial space company blazing a trail to the Moon to unlock its mysteries and resources with low cost robotic spacecraft products and services using exponential technologies. Driven by long-term goals of exploring and developing lunar resources for the benefit of humanity, the company has short-term business on-ramps of providing lunar transportation and services for government and commercial customers. NASA partnered with Moon Express in 2014 under its Lunar CATALYST program to help build the capability to return the United States to the surface of the Moon. In October 2015, Moon Express announced a launch contract with Rocket Lab USA for three launches to the Moon beginning in 2017. In 2016, Moon Express announced an agreement with the US Air Force to utilize Cape Canaveral Launch Complexes 17 and 18 for spacecraft development.

Moon Express is a leading contender to win the $40M Google Lunar XPRIZE competition.

The Moon Express founders, Dr. Robert (Bob) Richards, Naveen Jain, and Dr. Barney Pell, believe in the long term economic potential of the Moon to produce resources essential to humanity’s future on Earth and in space. For more information about Moon Express, visit:

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