Press Release

The Aerospace Corporation announces new chief of Government Relations

By SpaceRef Editor
August 7, 2017
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The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) announced today that the Honorable Frank A. Rose has joined the company as the new chief of government relations. In this role, he will lead the organization’s educational efforts to Congress, the executive branch, and state and local government officials. He will also conduct outreach activities for Aerospace’s Center for Space Policy and Strategy, which provides objective analysis and comprehensive research to ensure well-informed, technically defensible, and forward-looking space policy.
“Frank brings a wealth of knowledge in space policy, defense, and international security to Aerospace,” said Jamie Morin, vice president at Aerospace and executive director of the Center for Space Policy and Strategy. “He is a trusted expert on space and strategic issues, with deep credibility across the U.S. government and with key stakeholders engaged in space issues.”
Prior to joining Aerospace, Rose served as assistant secretary of state and deputy assistant secretary for space and defense policy in the Bureau for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance at the U.S. Department of State. Previously, he was a staff member for the Committee on Armed Services and for the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, U.S. House of Representatives. He also served as a foreign affairs officer for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Security Policy, U.S. Department of Defense, and a special assistant in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Threat Reduction. Rose received his bachelor’s degree in history from American University in 1994 and a master’s degree in war studies from Kings’ College, University of London in 1999.
The Center for Space Policy and Strategy is a specialized research branch within The Aerospace Corporation; the corporation provides objective technical analysis for programs of national significance. The Center for Space Policy and Strategy was established in 2000 as a Center of Excellence for civil, commercial and national security space and technology policy; it examines issues at the intersection of technology and policy and provides nonpartisan research for national decisionmakers. 
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 Follow us on Twitter: @AerospaceCorp.

SpaceRef staff editor.