Orbital Names Pair of Executive Managers
[Satellite Today 08-27-08] Orbital Sciences Corp. named Frank Culbertson Jr. senior vice president and deputy general manager of the advanced programs group, and Mark Pieczynski vice president of the company’s new Southern California Engineering Center, the company announced Aug. 27.
Culbertson will be responsible for the company’s human spaceflight programs, including commercial transportation services to the International Space Station and the Orion launch abort system. Pieczynski will oversee the technical support provided to Orbital’s various launch vehicle and space systems programs as well as being responsible for on-site staff management and development.
Prior to joining Orbital, Culbertson was a senior vice president at Science Applications International Corp. Pieczynski has held a series of senior level positions on Delta launch vehicle programs for McDonnell Douglas, Boeing Co. and United Launch Alliance.