Mission

NDIA’s Space Division offers a continuing forum for communications, discussion and exchanges of view on all space activities with the government through periodic meetings, conferences, symposia and studies that the division conducts. The division works jointly and coordinates with NDIA chapters and other divisions and U.S. defense and government agencies in activities relating to space matters. It maintains close liaison with other industry associations, professional societies, universities, and other groups with similar interests in meeting its mission objectives.

The division addresses numerous key areas, including cost reduction and cost credibility of space programs; space operations; space industry information programs; strategic defense initiatives; space policy and strategy; and space research, development and technology.

 

Objective

The division’s goals include:

  • Being the focal point and coordinating element within NDIA for the identification, study and resolution of technology, operations, management and business issues associated with government policy and practice in national security space activities.
  • Serving as an effective vehicle for the exchange of views and information between government and industry on all matters of common concern relating to space.
  • Providing, in cooperation with government elements, collective industry viewpoints, recommendations and advice on matters of national security interest regarding space.
  • Fostering mutual understanding and effective working relationships between government and industry to ensure effective and reliable space support to national security objectives.

Topics: Aviation, Space

NDIA Contact

For more information about this Division, please contact:

CAPT Frank Michael USN (Ret)
Senior VP, Program Development
Phone: 703-247-2564
E-mail: fmichael@ndia.org
Ms. Tatiana Jackson
Program Coordinator, Program Development
Phone: 703-247-9479
E-mail: tjackson@ndia.org
Carol Dwyer
Meeting Planner
Phone: 703-247-2582
E-mail: cdwyer@ndia.org

Division Contact

Mr. Marc Johansen
Chair
Boeing
Phone: 703-465-3600
E-mail: marc.c.johansen@boeing.com
Mr. Gary Testut
Vice Chair
Senior Director, National Intelligence Space, Ball Aerospace
Phone: 703-201-6649
E-mail: gtestut@ball.com

Policy Contact

For policy-related or congressional inquiries, please contact:

Mr. Wesley Hallman
Senior Vice President for Policy
Phone: (703) 247-2595
E-mail: whallman@ndia.org