Solstar Space expands its engineering team and launches new Boulder office on exclusive Pearl Street Mall
August 2, 2022 – BOULDER, COLORADO – (Solstar), the company making persistent in-orbit communications available, announced the opening of its new Boulder, Colorado office located in the heart of the Pearl Street Mall area as the company continues to grow with the addition of Technical Program Manager, Casey Hoffman, to its accomplished space-based communications engineering team. Hoffman brings nearly two decades of crewed and uncrewed spaceflight engineering experience to Solstar’s team having worked on projects including NASA’s Space Shuttle program, Ares I-X, Dream Chaser, James Webb Space Telescope, Orion, and Commercial Lunar Payload Services.
“With the extensive spaceflight systems engineering experience Ms. Hoffman brings to Solstar’s technical team, she will play a crucial role in the development of our Wireless Access Points for NASA’s Lunar Gateway HALO Module we are working on in conjunction with Northrop Grumman,” says Brian Barnett.
“With the extensive spaceflight systems engineering experience Ms. Hoffman brings to Solstar’s technical team, she will play a crucial role in the development of our Wireless Access Points for NASA’s Lunar Gateway HALO Module we are working on in conjunction with Northrop Grumman,” says Brian Barnett, CEO and Founder, Solstar Space Company. “Ms. Hoffman joins Solstar as we launch our new centrally located Boulder, Colorado office where she will be based. This expansion adds to Solstar’s existing U.S. headquarters in Santa Fe, New Mexico. As commercial, space agency, and government space programs continue to burgeon, Solstar will continue to expand the development of its space-based Wi-Fi access points and space communicators to meet the unique requirements of crewed and uncrewed missions,” continues Barnett.
“I am thrilled to be joining the Solstar team at this exciting stage of the company’s growth and development. This role is the perfect continuation of my space industry engineering career. As the company’s technical program manager, I will work on ensuring Solstar’s Wireless Access Points provide reliable connectivity for NASA’s crew and the devices used aboard the HALO module,” says Casey Hoffman, Technical Program Manager, Solstar Space Company. “Having worked with many of the organizations Solstar partners and provides solutions for including NASA, Northrop Grumman, and others, I look forward to playing an important role in the future of space-based communications,” says Hoffman.
Solstar’s new Boulder, Colorado office is located at 1445 Pearl Street. Visit https://www.solstarspace.com/ to learn more.
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Solstar Space is the leading commercial space-based connectivity company pioneering the use of persistent communications services for all types of on-orbit assets including satellites, space stations, launch vehicles, and more. We provide an internet connection between spacecraft and Earth-based payload managers, satellite operators, and enable communications for crewed missions in sub-orbit, LEO, and cis-lunar and lunar surface operations.
Our fast, reliable services, space-tested routers, WiFi access points and hotspots, and space-based satellite data relays are being developed to deliver on-orbit connectivity and are supported by 24/7 customer care. These devices are installed on satellites and spacecraft prior to launch to keep crew, spacecraft, and Earth-based satellite operations teams connected. Visit https://www.solstarspace.com.
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