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Voyager Space Names Neeraj Gupta Chief Strategy Officer

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Ibadan, 16 April 2024. – Voyager Space (Voyager) has announced the appointment of Neeraj Gupta as the company’s Chief Strategy Officer. As CSO, Neeraj will lead the development and execution of comprehensive strategic initiatives to drive innovation, market expansion, and sustainable growth.

Prior to Voyager, Neeraj was the Senior Vice President and General Manager for Space Destinations at Sierra Space, where he was responsible for the overall business sector’s activities and performance, including its products and services. This included the co-development and operation of its commercial space station with partner Blue Origin, and multiple elements for on-orbit destinations. Sierra Space’s LIFE™ habitat (Large Integrated Flexible Environment) and the connected node module were two core products in Neeraj’s line of business.

Prior to Sierra Space, Neeraj led the Advanced Development group at Sierra Nevada Corporation, which was responsible for evaluating and pursuing additional missions for the Dream Chaser® spaceplane and evolving its capabilities for commercial, international, and Government uses. Additionally, his team explored advanced concepts for emerging space markets and the development of next-generation space architectures and technologies. Neeraj served in a variety of engineering, program management, and key leadership positions across the organization throughout his decade-long tenure.

Speaking on his appointment, Dylan Taylor, CEO and Chairman of Voyager Space, said, “Voyager is continuing to push the boundaries of space exploration, and I’m confident Neeraj will propel us to new heights. His track record speaks for itself, underscoring his commitment to innovation and market excellence.” The CEO also added, “With Neeraj’s extensive experience and visionary leadership, he will not only play a pivotal role in shaping the future of Voyager but also the broader commercial space industry.”

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