General James B. Armor

Maj. Gen. Jim Armor, USAF (Ret) is the Staff Vice President, Washington Operations for Orbital ATK, Inc. in Arlington, VA. Preceding this position he was
the VP for Strategy and Business Development at ATK, Space Systems Division, Beltsville, MD, where he was responsible for market development of small,
responsive satellites, satellite components and related engineering services.There he helped to establish an entirely new commercial space market in on-orbit
satellite servicing, as well as engineering systems supporting NASA and DARPA space robotics. Prior to joining ATK, he was the Founder and CEO of The Armor
Group, LLC, which provided consulting support to strategy, development, and operations of government and commercial space systems. He is currently on
the Board of Advisors to the Secure World Foundation advocating international sustainable space policies, and on the Board of Directors of NAVSYS Corp, a
small, woman owned navigation & guidance R&D company in Colorado Springs, CO. He served 34 years in the Air Force in a variety of space command and staff
positions including Director of the NAVSTAR GPS Joint Program Office, Director of Acquisition and Operations for Signals Intelligence at the National Reconnaissance
Office (NRO), and as a military payload specialist for the Space Shuttle. He served as the Director of the National Security Space Office in the Office of the
Under Secretary of the Air Force at the Pentagon, where he was responsible for coordinating all defense and intelligence space activities, before retiring in January
2008. He has been a member of several National Research Council Studies including the NASA Technology Roadmap Review; Rationale & Goals for US
Civil Space Program; and AF Scientific, Technical, Engineering and Math (STEM) Workforce Needs. He is an associate fellow of AIAA, and is the winner of the
Satellite Industry Association 2007 Satellite Leadership in Government Award, the National Space Society 2008 Space Pioneer Award for Space Development, and the AIAA 2012 Von Braun Award for Space Program Leadership.

Broadcast 2804 Jim Armor

Guest:  Jim Armor;  Topics:  Satellite industry issues, servicing, markets, closing commercial space business cases, government relations.  Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website,  Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program.

Broadcast 1836 (Special Edition)

Guests: Brian Weeden, Richard DalBello, Major General, USAF (Retired) James B. Armor, Jr.. This is a SWF sponsored webinar addressing issues related to the on-orbit servicing of satellites. You are invited to comment, ask questions, & discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, Comments, questions, & any discussion must be relevant & applicable to Space Show programming.

Broadcast 919 (Special Edition)

Guest: General James B. Armor, USAF (Ret) was the guest for this program. General Armor discussed his policy recommendation that now is the time to create a special Space Corps within the Air Force. This position is explained in detail in Astropolitics, Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2007, pages 273-288, in his article entitled "It is Time to Create a United States Air Force Space Corps." I highly recommend that you read this article as it's excellent and Gen.

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