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NASA sees GOLD in upcoming hosted payload program

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The GovSat Report

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The Government Satellite Report Radio explores the GOLD program, a hosted payload program that is being developed and operated by an interesting mix of organizations – including NASA, the University of Colorado's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics - also known as LASP, the University of Central Florida, Airbus Defence and Space and global satellite communications provider, SES GS.

GOLD represents the first time universities and a commercial spacecraft operator will team up to enable a NASA science mission. 

Guests include:

  • Todd Gossett: the Senior Director of Hosted Payloads at SES Government Solutions
  • Dr. Richard Eastes: the GOLD principal investigator at the University of Central Florida
  • William McClintock: the GOLD deputy principal investigator at LASP
  • And Rory Barrett: the GOLD Project Manager at LASP

During this episode, the panel discusses the GOLD program, what it will accomplish for NASA, why this partnership is so exciting for the space industry and what other government agencies can learn from GOLD.