rocket scientists and satellite experts



Chris Ivory

Chief Commercial Officer and CEO, AST & Defense

Chris Ivory AST & Science

Chris brings over 26 years of senior-level experience in the satellite and telecommunications industry. Most recently, he was executive vice president and GM of commercial solutions for Globecomm where he served as business unit leader for satellite services across all commercial vertical market segments. Prior, Ivory served as vice president of land solutions for Global Eagle and senior vice president of government, enterprise and channel partners for EMC. He also held leadership positions with several other telecom companies in the U.S., Mexico and Argentina. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Courtland and also studied at Universidad de Oviedo in Spain.


Creating a New Space

Our team of space scientists is on a mission to dramatically transform how satellites will be designed, built and launched. All-new applications, faster launch times and plummeting costs are right on the horizon. With our patented satellite technology orbiting 1,000 miles above, we'll all beĀ able to do more with less down here.