Saturday, December 20, 2008

MicroSpace News: Congratulatiosn to Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX

From the press release:

"HAWTHORNE, Calif., Dec 17, 2008 -- Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has announced the appointment of Gwynne Shotwell as President, effective immediately. In her new position, Shotwell will be part of the Office of the Chairman and CEO and report to Elon Musk, CEO and CTO. As President, she will focus on the operational activities of SpaceX, including sales, marketing, manufacturing, launch operations, legal, government relations and finance."

COMMENT: I've known Gwynne for several years. She was at Microcosm and Aerospace before SpaceX. The lady is scary smart. Congratulations, and good luck with a new year of Falcon 1 launches, not to mention development of the Dragon and Falcon 9.

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