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ATK Space Systems Goleta(ATK-Goleta) is an independent provider of mission enabling deployable space systems. It
 

Summary: ATK Space Systems Goleta(ATK-Goleta) is an independent
provider of mission enabling deployable space systems. It
is prized by its parent corporation, ATK, as an innovator in
solar arrays, deployable booms, and related structures and
mechanisms. Its exceptional team of engineering, manufacturing
and product assurance personnel has had 100% flight success
on all space hardware they have manufactured. Given the fact
that ATK-Goleta is a key provider of solar array and deployable
booms for many of the nation's space-orbiting devices/satellites,
they need to have a consistent source of top technical talent. And,
not surprisingly, more than 25% of all ATK employees attended or
graduated from UCSB, which is very nearby.
The leadership at ATK-Goleta believes that its proximity to UCSB
provides an invaluable resource for recruitment and collaboration
and this has truly been a primary contributor to ATK's growth and
success over the last 25 years. Dave Messner, Vice President &
General Manager at ATK-Goleta, said that by partnering with the
Mechanical Engineering (ME) department, by both being on the
department's Industrial Advisory Board and working within the
Senior Capstone program (more below), the growth and alignment

  

Source: Akhmedov, Azer - Department of Mathematics, University of California at Santa Barbara

 

Collections: Mathematics