Aviation Week's Lifetime Achievement Recipient: David Thompson

In a pioneering startup that has become legend in space circles, Dave Thompson and a couple of classmates from Harvard Business School launched Orbital Sciences Corporation in 1982 to, as they put it, bring the benefits of space down to Earth. The company has demonstrated a willingness to innovate...

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