Atlanta, February 9, 2016 – SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. was honored yesterday by the Georgia Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) as 2015’s Georgia Small Business of the Year. Dr. John Olds, CEO of SpaceWorks, accepted the award on behalf of SpaceWorks and its family of companies, including Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. (GO), Terminal Velocity Aerospace, LLC (TVA), and Blink Astro, LLC (Blink).
The award ceremony was held at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) Conference Center and featured guest speaker U.S. Congressman Austin Scott, a member of the House Armed Services Committee. Other awards given included the NDIA Citizen-Soldier Award to Mrs. Sheila McNeill of Brunswick, GA, the General James Oglethorpe Space Award to Mr. Steve Howard of St. Marys, GA, and the NDIA Volunteer of the Year Award to Mr. Barry Page of C4S2 Global.
“We are pleased to receive this award and appreciate the recognition we were given by the NDIA Georgia Chapter members,” commented Dr. Olds. “This is a very special award to our entire family of companies and we are grateful to the NDIA for selecting us.”
As found on their website, the mission of the NDIA Georgia Chapter is to “advocate for the defense industry, promote our national security team, and provide a legal and ethical forum for exchange of information between industry and government on national security issues.”
SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. (SEI) is an Atlanta-based aerospace engineering firm that specializes in systems analysis, concept development, and the economic assessment of future space systems and projects. SpaceWorks serves as the parent organization for Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. (GO), Terminal Velocity Aerospace, LLC (TVA), and Blink Astro, LLC (Blink). More information can be found at www.spaceworksenterprises.com.
Dr. John Olds, P.E.
SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc.
1040 Crown Pointe Parkway, Suite 950
Atlanta, GA 30338