The head of the Pentagon’s research and engineering has selected Derek Tournear to helm the nascent Space Development Agency (SDA) until a permanent director is appointed. Tournear will wear two hats: he will also remain in his current role as the assistant director for space within the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon spokeswoman Heather Babb confirmed to Aerospace DAILY. Former SDA director Fred Kennedy resigned and has returned to DARPA. His departure will not alter ...


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