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Allied Minds Vice President John Serafini to Speak at NASA Briefing on the Growing Importance of CubeSats in Exploration and Technology Development

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Allied Minds Vice President John Serafini will be speaking at a briefing hosted by NASA on the growing importance of CubeSats in exploration and technology development on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT). The presentation will take place at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, and will be broadcast live on NASA Television and on the agency’s website at

Serafini, who also leads space-based Allied Minds subsidiaries HawkEye 360 Inc. and BridgeSat, will be part of a panel that includes Steve Jurczyk, associate administrator for Space Technology at NASA Headquarters; Meagan Hubbell, deputy chief, CubeSat Program Office, National Reconnaissance Office; Sherrie Zacharius, vice president, Technology and Laboratory Operations at The Aerospace Corporation; Andrew Petro, Small Spacecraft Technology Program executive at NASA Headquarters; and Scott Higginbotham, Launch Services Program ELaNa-12 Mission manager at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Small satellites, including CubeSats, are playing an increasingly larger role in exploration, technology demonstration, scientific research and educational investigations at NASA. Serafini will be speaking on the commercial applications of these miniature satellites, and his collaboration with research labs including The Aerospace Corporation on commercializing this technology to the benefit of the U.S. economy.

During the briefing, NASA will be accepting questions submitted via Twitter using the hashtag #askNASA.

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About Allied Minds, Inc.

Allied Minds is an innovative U.S. science and technology development and commercialization company. Operating since 2006, Allied Minds forms, funds, manages and builds products and businesses based on innovative technologies developed at leading U.S. universities and federal research institutions. Allied Minds serves as a diversified holding company that supports its businesses and product development with capital, central management and shared services. More information about the Boston-based company can be found at

Allied Minds Forward-Looking Statement

This press release contains statements that are or may be forward-looking statements, including statements that relate to the company’s future prospects, developments and strategies. The forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance and achievements to differ materially from current expectations, including, but not limited to, those risk and uncertainties described in the risk factors included in the company’s regulatory filings. These forward-looking statements are based on assumptions regarding the present and future business strategies of the company and the environment in which it will operate in the future. Each forward-looking statement speaks only as at the date of this press release. Except as required by law, regulatory requirement, the Prospectus Rules, the Listing Rules and the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, neither the company nor any other party intends to update or revise these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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