SANTA CLARA, Calif,, September 28, 2020 (Momentus PR) — Momentus Inc. (the “Company”), a commercial space company offering in-space satellite transportation and infrastructure services, today announced the appointment of Jikun Kim as Chief Financial Officer, effective September 28, 2020.
Mr. Kim’s appointment comes as Momentus prepares for the first commercial launch of Vigoride, the Company’s orbital transfer vehicle designed for last mile, in-space satellite transportation services. Vigoride is scheduled to launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December 2020. The launch marks the first time Momentus’ vehicles will carry customers, following a successful in-space test of Momentus’ groundbreaking water propulsion technology.
“We are very pleased to have Jikun join our team at this exciting time in Momentus’ growth trajectory,” said Mikhail Kokorich, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Momentus. “He has proven to be a highly capable financial leader in his 20 years of strategic management experience, including serving as the chief financial officer of public and private technology companies. His expertise and counsel will be valuable as we continue to execute on our growth strategy and advance our goal of becoming the premier in-space satellite services company at the forefront of the new space economy.”
Mr. Kim commented, ...