Mr. Kuchera has been in the aerospace industry since 1999. In that time, he has worked on Federal Government, commercial, defense, and scientific research satellite programs. Mr. Kuchera has been involved in all stages of the satellite/ground system life cycle: design, build, test, launch, operations and decommissioning. He now works for Maxar Technologies where he is the senior Systems Engineer for the Direct Access Program. The Direct Access Program provides Maxar customers with Direct Access to its entire satellite constellation for the tasking, collection and production of satellite imagery anywhere on Earth.