Frank Culbertson, Jr.

President, Space Systems Group
Northrop Grumman

Speaker: Wednesday Opening General Session - Satellite Manufacturers: Building for an Increasingly Interconnected World

Frank L. Culbertson, Executive Vice President and President, Space Systems Group - Prior to his current position with Orbital ATK, Mr. Culbertson served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Advanced Programs Group at the Orbital Sciences Corp. Prior to joining Orbital, Mr. Culbertson was a Senior Vice President at SAIC, following an eighteen-year career as a NASA astronaut. He has flown three space missions and logged over 144 days in space as shuttle commander, pilot, and station crewmember. Mr. Culbertson also held several key management positions within NASA. Mr. Culbertson is a 1971 graduate of the US Naval Academy at Annapolis. He was a naval aviator, a fighter pilot, and a test pilot, and he retired from the Navy as a Captain in 1997