BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Minds Vice President John Serafini will be speaking at a briefing hosted by NASA on the growing importance of CubeSats in exploration and technology development on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT). The presentation will take place at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, and will be broadcast live on NASA Television and on the agency’s website at http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv.
Serafini, who also leads space-based Allied Minds subsidiaries HawkEye 360 Inc. and BridgeSat, will be part of a panel that includes Steve Jurczyk, associate administrator for Space Technology at NASA Headquarters; Meagan Hubbell, deputy chief, CubeSat Program Office, National Reconnaissance Office; Sherrie Zacharius, vice president, Technology and Laboratory Operations at The Aerospace Corporation; Andrew Petro, Small Spacecraft Technology Program executive at NASA Headquarters; and Scott Higginbotham, Launch Services Program ELaNa-12 Mission manager at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Small satellites, including CubeSats, are playing an increasingly larger role in exploration, technology demonstration, scientific research and educational investigations at NASA. Serafini will be speaking on the commercial applications of these miniature satellites, and his collaboration with research labs including The Aerospace Corporation on commercializing this technology to the benefit of the U.S. economy.
During the briefing, NASA will be accepting questions submitted via Twitter using the hashtag #askNASA.
For more information about NASA CubeSats, visit http://www.nasa.gov/cubesats.
More information about Allied Minds can be found at www.alliedminds.com.
About Allied Minds, Inc.
Allied Minds is an innovative U.S. science and technology development and commercialization company. Operating since 2006, Allied Minds forms, funds, manages and builds products and businesses based on innovative technologies developed at leading U.S. universities and federal research institutions. Allied Minds serves as a diversified holding company that supports its businesses and product development with capital, central management and shared services. More information about the Boston-based company can be found at www.alliedminds.com.
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