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Profile: Jason Andrews, President of Andrews Space

Jason Andrews CEO, Spaceflight Industries. Credit: SpaceNews/Kate Patterson.
The winners of the 2017 SpaceNews Awards for Excellence & Innovation. From left, Planet's Richard Leshner; H.E. Sylvie Lucas, ambassador of Luxembourg; SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell; ILS President Kirk Pysher; Col. Steven Lang, 45th Space Wing; Lt. Col. Jack Lovin, USSTRATCOM; Marcy Steinke, Maxar Technologies; Jason Crusan, NASA. Credit: Kate Patterson for SpaceNews

Andrews Space Replaces Orbital as Rocketplane Kistler’s New Partner


WASHINGTON -- A ndrews Space, a small company founded nearly a decade ago by Kistler alumni, has signed on to help Rocketplane Kistler finance, design and build the K-1 reusable rocket and conduct a series of international space station re-supply demonstration flights for NASA.

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Some COTS Runner-Ups Trying To Keep Efforts Alive


WASHINGTON -- Despite being passed over by NASA for one of the contracts intended to help develop and demonstrate new ways to deliver supplies and even astronauts to the international space station, at least three of the four finalists who did not get deals for the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) competition said they intend to press ahead, with hopes of eventually winning some NASA station re-supply business.

In this concept image, a resource prospector rover searches for water ice on the lunar surface. Credit: NASA

Andrews Space, Honeybee To Jointly Produce CMGs


Andrews Space of Seattle and Honeybee Robotics of New York will produce control moment gyroscopes (CMGs) for a range of spacecraft sizes under an exclusive teaming arrangement the companies plan to announce July 19.

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U.S. Army Taps Andrews for Second Kestrel Eye Satellite


Andrews Space will develop, build and deliver Kestrel Eye Block 2.

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