Space Symposium Day 2: Redwire Explores DoD Space Architectures, Space Finance and Business Strategy, LEO Commercialization, and More

Tech Talks and Panels

Redwire kicked off the second day of the 38th Space Symposium with the Addressing Future Gaps in DoD Architectures Tech Talk at the Redwire booth. The Tech Talk, moderated by Redwire’s Executive Vice President of National Security Space Dean Bellamy, included panelists Doug Hendrix, CEO of Exo Analytics; Tina Ghataore, Chief Commercial Officer of Mynaric; Dr. Andy Williams, Deputy Technology Executive Officer for Space S&T, AFRL; and Col. Kevin Amsden, Deputy Director, National Space Defense Center, National Reconnaissance Office, and explored the latest issues and technologies around DoD architectures.

Tina Ghataore, Chief Commercial Officer of Mynaric, speaks during the Addressing Future Gaps in DoD Space Architectures tech talk. (Credit: Redwire)

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Redwire Chief Growth Officer Mike Gold participated on the The Race to Reinvent the Space Station panel. He was joined by Tejpaul Bhatia from Axiom Space, Dr. Janet Kavandi from Sierra Space, Richard Mastracchio from Northrop Grumman, Brent Sherwood from Blue Origin, and Marshall Smith from Voyager Space. The panel discussed the future of commercial space stations and progress being made on current programs.

Redwire CGO Mike Gold speaks during The Race to Reinvent the Space Station panel. (Credit: Redwire)

MECO at the Redwire Booth

A live podcast recording of space industry podcast Main Engine Cut Off (MECO) continued for the second day at the Redwire booth. Host Anthony Colangelo and guests discussed the commercialization of low-Earth orbit and the Moon, finance and business strategy of the space industry, and the latest space industry news announced at Space Symposium.

Guests included Molly Mulligan, Redwire Director of Business Development; Jana Spruce, Vice President of Spacecraft at Firefly; Kevin Foley, Program Director Commercial Space Projects, Boeing; and Angela Hart, Manager of Commercial LEO Program Office at NASA, discussing commercialization of LEO and the Moon.

Molly Mulligan, Redwire Director of Business Development, speaks during a MECO recording on LEO commercialization. (Credit: Redwire)

For Finance and Business Strategy, guests included Jonathan Baliff, CFO of Redwire; Caleb Henry, Director of Research at Quilty Analytics; and Peter Beck, CEO of Rocket Lab.

Panelists discuss finance and business strategy during a live MECO podcast recording. (Credit: Redwire)

For the final podcast of the day, What’s Pitchin’ at Space Symposium, Anthony was joined by Jacqueline Feldscher, Interim Managing Editor at Payload, and Loren Grush, Space Reporter at Bloomberg, to discuss the latest news announced during the conference.

Watch the full podcast recording on “Mystery Topic”:

Watch the full podcast recording on “Finance and Business Strategy”:

Watch the full podcast recording on “Commercializing LEO and Lunar”:

Watch the full podcast recording on “What’s Pitchin’ at Space Symposium”:


Redwire Reception

Following the Game Changers track programming, Redwire hosted a Game Changers Mixer for Space Symposium attendees at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. The event was hosted alongside Euroconsult, the Space Generation Advisory Council, and the Space Foundation.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 20

  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Tech Talk: Enabling Persistent Platforms
  • 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Happy Hour at Redwire Booth, #1374

Check out the full lineup of Redwire events on the Redwire Space Symposium landing page.

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