Sidus Space has appointed Richard Kube to the role of Chief Production Officer (CPO). With over 40 years of experience in the engineering, manufacturing and aerospace industries, Rich brings a wealth of knowledge to Sidus Space.
Kube was most recently VP of Engineering at Cape Design Engineering, where he was responsible for multiple commercial and government contracts. Prior to joining Cape Design, Rich was Director of Engineering at Craig Technologies, where he oversaw the design and development of hardware supporting multiple space launch providers, as well as commercial and government agencies.
"We are excited to welcome Rich to our team," said Carol Craig, Founder and CEO of Sidus Space. “Rich brings a unique and valuable set of skills to the table that will help us optimize our manufacturing processes as we accelerate growth in the quarters ahead. We look forward to leveraging Rich's expertise as we continue our mission of 'Bringing Space Down to Earth™.”
Kube's extensive experience in manufacturing spans over four decades and includes more than 20 years as a senior manager overseeing hardware build, test, and repair in support of NASA's Space Shuttle program. Kube has a master’s degree in Aeronautical Sciences from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
“I am thrilled to join Sidus Space as it enters a pivotal period of growth and revenue acceleration,” said Kube. “I look forward to applying my extensive experience in the manufacturing and aerospace industries to help Sidus Space fully capitalize on the wealth of opportunities available in this rapidly evolving market.”