Boeing to Show New Small Satellite Model at Satellite 2014 Conference
Exhibit to also feature all-electric 702SP and Boeing’s commercial satellite services

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Mar. 7, 2014 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will showcase its latest achievements in satellite technology – including its newest design, the Boeing 502 Phoenix, a commercial version of the Phantom Phoenix prototype introduced last year by Phantom Works – and progress on production of the world’s first all-electric propulsion 702SP (small platform) satellite, during the Satellite 2014 Conference & Exhibition, March 10-13 in Washington, D.C.

"Boeing’s continued innovation in satellite design and service capabilities can be seen in our expanded product portfolio, which now addresses the range between large geosynchronous spacecraft and nanosatellites," said Craig Cooning, vice president and general manager, Boeing Space & Intelligence Systems. "With three new satellite designs – 702MP, 702SP and 502 Phoenix – introduced in four years, Boeing continues to evolve our product offerings to meet both our government and commercial customers' needs."

The Boeing exhibit, in booth 6009 at the Washington Convention Center, will feature a full-scale model of the 502 Phoenix, displays on the 702 product line and information about Boeing Commercial Satellite Services.   

The company is also sponsoring the Satellite Executive of the Year luncheon on March 12, during which Cooning will deliver the keynote address. Other Boeing leaders will participate in the following panel discussions:

  • Jim Simpson, president, Boeing Satellite Systems International, Inc. – "Satellite Manufacturing: In-orbit Technologies Define On-ground Capabilities,"  March 11, 4:30 p.m.
  • Bruce Chesley, vice president of business development, Boeing Space & Intelligence Systems – "What’s Next for DOD Space?" March 12, 4:45 p.m.
  • Steve Sichi, director, design center, Boeing Satellite Systems International, Inc. – "Engineering Forum: Payload Innovation – What Architectures and Technologies will Enhance Next Big Satellite Service Marketplace?" March 10, 3:15 p.m.

Boeing’s online press kit contains program backgrounders and executive biographies. Reporters may contact the media relations representative listed below to schedule interviews with Boeing executives attending the show.

A unit of The Boeing Company, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is one of the world's largest defense, space and security businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions, and the world’s largest and most versatile manufacturer of military aircraft. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is a $33 billion business with 57,000 employees worldwide. Follow us on Twitter: @BoeingDefense.

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