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Spaceflight is Proud to Announce Curt Blake has been Nominated for Via Satellites 2018 Satellite Executive of the Year Award

BWW News Desk
April 19, 2019

a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwspaceflightcom2Fampesheet51972243ampnewsitemid20190419005145amplanenUSampanchorSpaceflightampindex1ampmd5fe1fad8025d5a9654b65257be574bb09 relnofollowSpaceflighta the leading satellite rideshare and mission management provider announces Curt Blake president and CEOi ihas been nominated for the most prestigious award in the satellite and connectivity industry ibVia Satellitesb ib2018 Satellite Executive of the Year Award bThe nominees are chosen for durable contributions made to the global satellite market including innovative technologies best practices important services or any combination of these Likewise it recognizes lasting contributions of their achievements pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p In 2015 Blake recognized the increasing demand for access to space from the growing smallsat industry and conceptualized a solution purchase an entire launch vehicle dedicated to smallsats Later that year Spaceflight purchased a SpaceX Falcon 9 and in December of 2018 under Blakes leadership the Spaceflight team executed the successful launch of the companys firstever dedicated rideshare mission SSOA The recordbreaking launch carried 64 smallsats the largest number of satellites launched from a USbased rocket to space from 34 organizations from 17 different countries This mission was the first of its kind and required innovative engineering to integrate and deploy the large number of satellites as well as incredible organization and management of each organizations and spacecrafts individual needs for launch p p The winner of the 2018 Satellite Executive of the Year will be determined by a combination of thei Via Satellite ieditorial team including Editorial Director bMark Holmesb and votes that come directly from industry The public can vote for Blakei ia referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwviasatellitecom2Fvoteampesheet51972243ampnewsitemid20190419005145amplanenUSampanchoronlineampindex2ampmd558aa2f129bd271167344235e1860b69a relnofollowonlinea or onsite at the a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2F2019satshowcom2Fampesheet51972243ampnewsitemid20190419005145amplanenUSampanchorSATELLITE2019ampindex3ampmd500e05525fc0fa8b81bdfdb938b70279d relnofollowSATELLITE 2019a event which takes place May 69 at the Walter E Washington Convention Center in Washington DC There will be stations for attendees to vote at the iVia Satellitei booth 543 on the show floor p p Many visionaries who have shaped the industry are recipients of this award and I am honored to be a finalist said Blake Spaceflight had a momentous year in 2018 especially with the successful execution of our firstever dedicated rideshare mission SSOA During the year we also launched nearly 100 satellites across four missions expanded our launch vehicle portfolio and signed important customers None of these accomplishments would be possible without our incredible team Im proud of everything weve been able to achieve p p The honoree for the 2018 Satellite Executive of the Year will join the ranks of the best of the best Gwynne Shotwell President and COO of SpaceX was honored in 2017 Stphane Isral CEO of Arianespace was honored in 2016 and the 2015 honoree was Michel de Rosen CEO of Eutelsat Were looking forward to welcoming another notable satellite industry leader to this already impressive group said Mark Holmes p p Voting closes at noon ET on Tuesday May 7supthsup The winner will be announced at a special Awards Luncheon sponsored by Peraton at SATELLITE 2019 on Wednesday May 8 1200 pm 130 pm Tickets for the Awards Luncheon can be purchased through SATELLITE 2019 a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwxpressregnet2Fregister2Fsate05192Flandingasp3Fsc3Dseoyprampesheet51972243ampnewsitemid20190419005145amplanenUSampanchorregistrationampindex4ampmd52d299fa9f66c2d239e15c0cfaa5ae8ef relnofollowregistrationa SATELLITE 2019 will take place at the Walter E Washington Convention Center located at 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW Washington DC 20001 p p For more information on the award or to vote for Curt Blakeii please visit a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwviasatellitecom2Fvoteampesheet51972243ampnewsitemid20190419005145amplanenUSampanchorhttps3A2F2Fwwwviasatellitecom2Fvoteampindex5ampmd5abf935f91c2afc756d3ca41548d97496 relnofollowhttpswwwviasatellitecomvotea p p bAbout iVia Satelliteib p p iVia Satellitei a monthly publication providing essential news and expert business analysis on the global satellite communications marketplace including current and evolving applications infrastructure issues technology and business and regulatory developments around the world reaches the most engaged community of satellite professionals and qualified industry decision makers p p bAbout SATELLITE 2019b p p SATELLITE unites 15000 aerospace and connectivity thought leaders entrepreneurs executives engineers endusers and enthusiasts from over 100 countries for the largest and most important global satellite technology event of the year Serving all industries looking to better their business operations or enhance their strategy through connectivity the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition will take place on May 69 2019 at the Walter E Washington Convention Center in Washington DC p p classbwalignc p pimg referrerpolicyunsafeurl alt srchttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidbwnewsampsty20190419005145r1ampsidweb01ampdistronxamplangen stylewidth0height0span classbwct31415p

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