Mr. David W. Thompson, Retired President and CEO of Orbital ATK, to receive the 2019 National Space Trophy

January 10, 2019
Hertz Staff

Hertz Fellow and retired CEO of Orbital ATK David Thompson will receive the 2019 National Space Trophy at a banquet April 26, 2019, at the Houston Hyatt Regency in Houston, Texas.

Thompson founded Orbital Sciences Corp., one of Orbital ATK’s predecessor organizations, as a Hertz Fellow at Caltech in 1978.

“It is with great enthusiasm, and even greater humility, that I accept the 2019 National Space Trophy!” said Thompason. “My heart-felt thanks to the RNASA Board of Advisors for selecting me for this highly-regarded honor.”

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