Former Mercury Systems SVP Amela Wilson Appointed Nanoracks CEO

Amela Wilson, formerly a senior vice president and general manager at Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY), has joined space services provider Nanoracks as CEO.

Nanoracks said Thursday that Wilson succeeds Jeffrey Manber, who will continue to serve as the company’s board chairman and assume a new role as president of Voyager Space’s international and space stations business.

Wilson will lead Nanoracks and spinoff initiatives related to its partnership with Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) aimed at creating a commercial space station.

Her career also includes leadership positions at FLIR Systems and Elbit Systems of America.

To date, Houston-based Nanoracks has sent 1,300 research experiments and more than 300 small satellites into space.

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