We are a newly formed blank check company that intends to focus on companies engaged in the U.S. space program. (Incorporated in Delaware)
Our acquisition and value creation strategy is to identify, acquire and, after our initial business combination, further accelerate the growth of a company in the aerospace and defense services industries, and contributing to the global space economy.
Kira A. Blackwell is our CEO and a director. Ms. Blackwell is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in both the private and public sectors. Since September 2021, Ms. Blackwell has managed her own consulting business which focuses on helping innovative startups succeed. From September 2015 to September 2021, Ms. Blackwell served as an iTech Program Executive within the Space Technology Mission Directorate at NASA. In this role, she was responsible for creating and implementing NASA iTech, one of the most innovative programs within the federal government. Ms. Blackwell served as the senior NASA official responsible for the strategic oversight and management of all aspects of the NASA iTech Program as well as the primary communications channel for NASA iTech on behalf of the agency. While at NASA, Ms. Blackwell was also responsible for the strategic development, implementation, and management of the Industry Engagement Activities for the Commercialization, Innovation and Synergies (CIS) Office at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). As the primary interface between Industry, Other Government Agencies (OGA), and NASA stakeholders, she assisted with the Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) program’s mission of commercializing 90 percent of NASA’s Near Space Network (NSN) in a rapidly expanding market. She is an alumna of the University of Houston.
(Mission Control Acquisition Corp. filed its S-1 dated Aug. 24, 2023, in which it disclosed the terms for its SPAC IPO: 10.0 million units at $10.00 each to raise $100.0 million. Each unit consists of one share of common stock and one-half of a redeemable warrant.)