Boeing Exec Joins BridgeSat Board of Directors
BridgeSat announced today that aerospace veteran Craig R. Cooning has joined its board of directors. Cooning most recently was president of Network and Space Systems (N&SS) for Boeing.
During his tenure at Boeing, Cooning also served as chairman of the board of United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture owned by Lockheed Martin and Boeing. Cooning joined Boeing in September 2005 after more than three decades of service in the U.S. Air Force, where he retired as a Major General and director of space acquisition in the Office of the Under Secretary of the Air Force.
BridgeSat is developing a global optical communications ground network to serve the commercial satellite community. This network will consist of a global optical ground network to serve Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) customers.