Alpha Space Names Leader In Space Commercialization As New President And CEO

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Alpha Space Test and Research Alliance, LLC (Alpha Space), a commercial space and advanced technology company offering environmental exposure testing in space, has named Mark Gittleman as its new president and chief operating officer.

“Alpha Space has successfully built and integrated the MISSE platform to conduct commercial research at the ISS, and we are ready for our maiden launch onboard SpaceX-14’s resupply mission. With our first launch in reach, we are delighted to welcome Mark to Alpha Space as its new leader,” stated Alpha Space owner and board chairman Stephanie Murphy. “Mark has a rich and extensive history with commercial space, and he will bring great value to the company and to the materials science and advanced technologies communities going forward.”

“I am thrilled to join Alpha Space during this exciting time for both the company and space commercialization,” stated incoming president and CEO Mark Gittleman. “I’m humbled by the opportunity to lead this great team, and I’m excited about Alpha Space’s future and the growth of commercial space activities.”

As president and CEO, Gittleman will be responsible for leading the company into new commercial and NASA space endeavors while fostering the evolution and utilization of the Materials International Space Station Experiment (MISSE) flight facility.

Gittleman previously served as executive vice president at Intuitive Machines, LLC, as a group vice president within Oceaneering International’s Subsea Products business segment, and as the vice president and general manager of Oceaneering Space Systems.

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