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Boeing Ventures Arm Invests in BridgeSat for Space-Based Optical Comms Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 11, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) investment arm is backing Denver-based BridgeSat in the startup’s effort to develop an optical ground station network that supports space-based connectivity, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The aerospace company said Monday its HorizonX Ventures unit led a Series B funding round for BridgeSat and will provide …

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Boeing Exec Craig Cooning Joins Board of Directors at BridgeSat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) veteran Craig Cooning has been named a board member at satellite communications technology firm BridgeSat amid the latter’s effort to develop an advanced optical communications network, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. BridgeSat said Tuesday the addition of Cooning to the board of directors comes as …

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Johns Hopkins APL Tests Free-Space Optical Comms System in Maritime Environment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 28, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has conducted a demonstration during the U.S. Navy‘s 2017 Trident Warrior Exercise to check the performance of a free-space optical communications system to connect ships at sea, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday a team of engineers tested the operational …

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