Part of the United States Air Force Space Command, the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) in Los Angeles provides principal development and acquisition for military space capabilities. The SMC is in the process of implementing a restructure of the organization to reinvigorate its workforce and shift its overall focus to an enterprise approach. Announced last [...]
About stellarsiteThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far stellarsite has created 27 blog entries.
In January 2019, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (SFN) conducted their fifth in a series of table-top exercises (TTXs), and Stellar Solutions played a vital role in the event as both leader and facilitator. Attended by 12 NATO senior officers and over 40 NATO staff officers and civilian equivalents, this two-day TTX focused on preparing [...]
On Friday July 19, 2019, Betsy J. Pimentel, Vice President, Defense Programs at Stellar Solutions, Inc. appeared on Yahoo Finance LIVE – Yfi AM, a nationwide web-based news program, to discuss the historic anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Betsy was asked about her perspective as a woman aerospace engineer, how the industry has evolved and where it is headed. [...]
I wish to extend heartfelt congratulations and appreciation to NASA and the greater aerospace community on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. On this day fifty years ago, one man took a small step from the Apollo Lunar Module, the Eagle, to the surface of the Moon and changed everything for humanity. And [...]
This week, NASA and the nation are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, when human beings set foot on another world for the first time. From Aviation Week to USA Today, I've been seeing a lot of articles and discussion about the impact and legacy of space exploration--in terms of celebrating the past and policy [...]
Earthquakes dominated the headlines for three days straight recently, with a 6.9 magnitude quake in the Molucca Sea near Indonesia triggering a tsunami warning on July 6. On July 5, as reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California just one day after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit the same area. At [...]
We are excited to announce that Stellar is one of 10 winners in Phase 1 of MagQuest, a $1.2 million National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) competition to advance geomagnetic data collection for the World Magnetic Model. The pioneering research of QuakeFinder is well suited to this global open innovation initiative that was launched in March to attract [...]
Check out the Growth Igniters podcast 'CEO Lessons from a 2017 Malcolm Baldrge Winner' where Stellar CEO Celeste Ford speaks to navigating uncharted territory in business. Episode 142: CEO Lessons From a 2017 Malcolm Baldrige Award WinnerGuest: Celeste Ford, CEO of Stellar Solutions"
Great article in Space News on the changing space industry and dynamics between government and entrepreneurship, featuring quotes from Stellar CEO and Founder, Celeste Ford: Celeste Ford, CEO of Stellar Solutions – an aerospace consulting firm in Silicon Valley — said bridging “old and new space” is harder than it seems. “Legacy space was all government [...]
Palo Alto Weekly’s article on Silicon Valley startups who are “beating the odds” features both Stellar Solutions and QuakeFinder. Stellar is highlighted for its unique vision of being built to last in the current environment full of startups that are built to flip, and QuakeFinder’s pioneering earthquake research is featured as well. Read the full article [...]