Fri, Mar 06, 2009
Worked Nine Years For Sea Launch Consortium
Space Exploration Technologies Corp.
announced this week Rob Peckham has joined the company as Vice
President of Business Development. In this role, Peckham's primary
responsibilities include the development and expansion of SpaceX's
customer base across its family of launch vehicles and Dragon
spacecraft, as well as leading the sales, marketing and mission
Most recently, Peckham served as President and General Manager
of Sea Launch, the international launch services consortium formed
by four companies: Boeing Commercial Space, Energia of Russia, SDO
Yuzhnoye/PO Yuzhmash of Ukraine, and Aker Solutions of Norway.
During his nine years with Sea Launch, Peckham oversaw commercial
sales in excess of one billion dollars and substantial growth of
the company during its transition to a fully operational launch
Prior to Sea Launch, Peckham worked for Hughes Space and
Communications, where he managed the company's strategic long term
launch agreements, and McDonnell Douglas where he was responsible
for establishing business relationships with domestic and
international customers for commercial Delta launch services.
Peckham will report to SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell, who
previously held the VP of Business Development position. "Rob's
global space business and leadership experience will be invaluable
as we expand our roster of commercial launches," said Shotwell. "We
are pleased that Rob has chosen to join the SpaceX team."
The SpaceX launch manifest currently lists two dozen launches
for domestic and international customers, including a dozen flights
for NASA to resupply the International Space Station beginning in
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