Momentus Inc. (NASDAQ: MNTS) (“Momentus” or the “Company”), a U.S. commercial space company that offers transportation and other in-space infrastructure services, announced that Chief Executive Officer John Rood is named as one of the top 20 dynamic CEOs of 2022 by The CEO Publication.
Rood joined Momentus in August 2021. Under his leadership, the Company transitioned from a start-up to a publicly traded space infrastructure services firm, flew its inaugural mission and established the initial flight heritage of its Vigoride Orbital Service Vehicle, implemented its National Security Agreement with the U.S. Government, secured new business including an agreement with NASA, and established a team of industry leaders with world-class talent and experience in complex space and aerospace programs for government civil and military organizations and commercial customers.
“2022 marked a pivotal year for our team. We conducted our first mission, delivered eight customer satellites to orbit, expanded Momentus’ services to new geographies, signed service agreements with civil and commercial customers, and continued to test and advance our technology,” said Rood. “As we look toward a new year, our focus is on delivering trusted in-space services for our customers, delivering successful outcomes for our government stakeholders, and innovating our technologies and services to meet the needs of a thriving space economy.”
Momentus is a U.S. commercial space company that offers in-space infrastructure services, including in-space transportation, hosted payloads and in-orbit services. Momentus believes it can make new ways of operating in space possible with its in-space transfer and service vehicles that will be powered by an innovative water plasma-based propulsion system that is under development.