July 10, 2020. Silicon Valley aerospace company Stellar Solutions has announced that longtime Vice President for Defense Programs Betsy Pimentel will transition to a consulting role for the company effective July 1. Pimentel, who was part of the first U.S. Air Force Academy class of women in 1976, has amassed forty years of proven experience in [...]
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May 31, 2020. “People who end up as ‘first’ don’t actually set out to be first. They set out to do something they love.” - Condoleezza Rice As innovators and champions know, being first is a singular experience: there can only be one, and it is truly remarkable. The impact of Saturday’s successful launch of the [...]
May 30, 2020. On behalf of Stellar Solutions, I want to congratulate SpaceX and NASA for making history with the first launch of astronauts by a private company as part of the Commercial Crew Program, as well as ending the gap in U.S. capability we’ve had since 2011. This mission demonstrates that public-private partnerships can deliver [...]
May 30, 2020. A defense thought leadership piece written by Stellar Solutions Advisors was featured in the Early Bird Brief by Defense News/Military Times editors. Here is the full article by Doug Fraser, Frank Gorenc and John Shapland: https://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2020/05/13/rolling_back_iran_in_iraq_115285.html .
May 27, 2020. “We will build new ships to carry man forward into the universe, to gain a new foothold on the moon, and to prepare for new journeys to worlds beyond our own.” -- President George H.W. Bush Wednesday’s planned NASA/SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2 launch of astronauts to the International Space Station is making news, [...]
May 9, 2020. “We are providing the most exciting possible answer to the age-old question of whether life, as we know it on Earth, can exist on the Moon and the planets. The answer is yes. Men working together with modern science and technology can extend the domain of terrestrial life throughout the solar system.” -Thomas [...]
February 28, 2020. Launching Stellar Solutions and Delivering Historic Innovation for Our First Customer January 1995 marked the beginning of a truly “stellar” journey that continues today. At that time, I had gained a lot of experience in a variety of technical areas as both an aerospace engineer and a technology manager, through 17 years of [...]
February 26, 2020. Federal chief technologist Amy Chaput named VP for Civil Programs Richard Rogers, Executive VP On the eve of its 25th anniversary, Stellar Solutions, Inc. announced that Vice President for Civil Programs Richard Rogers will become its first Executive Vice President. Stellar Solutions also welcomes Amy Chaput, who succeeds Rogers after having recently served [...]
February 25, 2020. Yesterday, we lost a great forerunner in the ongoing quest for equality and innovation. African American female mathematician and “Hidden Figure” Katherine Johnson passed away at the age of 101. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said, “At NASA we will never forget her courage and leadership and the milestones we could not have reached [...]
February 12, 2020. A series of announcements over the past several months have shown that the launch of the sixth branch of the nation’s armed services, the United States Space Force (USSF), is fully underway. The National Defense Authorization Act, which passed in December with bipartisan support from Congress and was signed into law by the President, has [...]