[SatNews] Universal Space Network (USN) and its Board of Directors have announced the promotion of Erik Eliasen to Vice President of National Security Space Programs for USN, based in Horsham, Pennsylvania.
Eliasen previously served as Director of National Security Space Programs and Strategy for USN. Most recently, he led USN's effort to win the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) commercial provisioning study contract.
Universal Space Network, Inc. (USN) is a U.S. based independent subsidiary of SSC with US government approval and oversight. USN's extensive ground network supports mission-critical operations such as real-time Telemetry, Tracking & Commanding, as well as ensuring valuable payload data is received/distributed securely for users. USN provides the necessary ground-based infrastructure, including mission assurance and data security, to ensure success of any space-based platform. At USN and SSC, “We help Earth benefit from Space.”
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