Coalition for Deep Space Exploration

Summary

The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration logo, courtesy of the CDSE

The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration is a United States space advocacy organization for space industry businesses and non-profit groups supporting continued government investment in space exploration.

Presidents and CEOs

  • Mary Lynne Dittmar,[1] founder,[2] 2015[3] - 2021
  • Frank Slazer, 2021[4][5] - present

Founding Members

Members:[citation needed]

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne
  • Orbital ATK
  • Boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman

Silver Members

Futuramic Tool and Engineering Jacobs Engineering[6] Moog Inc.

Members

  • Abacus Technology Corporation
  • Ampac
  • ASRC Federal
  • Baker Industries, a Lincoln Electric Company
  • Barrios Technologies
  • Craig Technical Consulting, Inc.
  • Craig Technologies Aerospace Solutions, LLC
  • DCX-CHOL Enterprises
  • Dese Research Inc.
  • Dynetics, Inc.
  • EMF, Inc.
  • Futuramic Tool and Engineering Company
  • Geocent, LLC
  • Honeywell
  • Houston Precision Fasteners, Lp.
  • ICF Mercantile, Inc.
  • ION Corporation
  • ISYS Technologies
  • L-3 Cincinnati Electronics
  • L-3 Communications
  • MEI Technologies
  • MRI Technologies
  • nLogic, LLC
  • Onyx Aerospace
  • Paragon
  • RDI Engineering, LLC
  • Standex Engineering Technologies Group
  • SGT, Inc.
  • Spincraft
  • UTC Aerospace Systems
  • Vacco
  • Votaw Precisions Technology, Inc.
  • Weetech, Inc.
  • WireMasters

Partner Associations

Partners:[citation needed]

Board of Advisors

The circa 2015 Board of Advisors[7]

  • Penelope J. Boston, Ph.D. – speleologist
  • Bob Crippen – former Shuttle astronaut
  • Frederick D. Gregory - former Shuttle astronaut
  • Gerry Griffin – former NASA flight director and former NASA Deputy Administrator
  • Wayne Hale - former Space Shuttle Program Manager and former Space Shuttle Flight Director
  • Bernard Harris – former Shuttle astronaut and first African American to walk in space
  • Steven Hawley - former Shuttle astronaut
  • Henry R. Hertzfeld - former senior economist and policy analyst at NASA
  • Thomas David Jones - former Shuttle astronaut
  • Nick Lampson - former Congressman from Texas' 22nd Congressional District
  • Paul Spudis - geologist and lunar scientist
  • Doug Cooke - former NASA Associate Administrator
  • Dan Dumbacher] - former NASA Deputy Associate Administrator

Honorary Board Members

Honorees:[citation needed]

  • Jake Garn – first member of Congress to fly in space (former U.S. Senator from Utah)
  • Joseph Kerwin – former Skylab astronaut
  • Gene Kranz – former Apollo flight director
  • Jim Lovell - former NASA Astronaut and commander of the Apollo 13 mission

See also

References

  1. ^ "RELEASE - Space policy luminary Mary Lynne Dittmar joins Axiom Space as Executive Vice President, Government Affairs". Axiom Space. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  2. ^ "NASA ignored viable alternatives in its moon award, latest protest charges". Politico. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Mary Lynne Dittmar - Executive Vice President for Government Affairs, Axiom Space". Ascend. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  4. ^ "The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Names Frank Slazer as President and CEO". SPACEREF. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  5. ^ "Frank Slazer to head U.S. Coalition for Deep Space Exploration". spacewatch.global. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  6. ^ "Jacobs Joins Coalition for Deep Space Exploration". PR Newswire. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  7. ^ "About the Coalition". Archived from the original on 2015-05-20. Retrieved 2015-05-11.

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External links

  • Official website
  1. ^ "Coalition for Space Exploration Statement on the NASA Authorization Bill". Spaceref.