Slingshot Aerospace & Leading Hollywood Visualization Studio THE THIRD FLOOR Reimagine Next-Gen Space Training

Companies bring together data and immersive design expertise to create space training simulation tool for U.S. Space Force

Slingshot Aerospace, Inc., a leader in situational awareness technology, announced today that it has received $2 million to develop the Slingshot Orbital Laboratory, an immersive space simulation tool for the Space Force. This includes a $1 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 2 contract from the United States Space Force and an additional $1 million from ATX Venture Partners. The company has partnered with THE THIRD FLOOR, the world’s leading visualization studio helping realize blockbuster films and shows such as Gravity, The Martian and The Mandalorian, to co-create a space visualization solution that is interactive and physics-based.

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Nominal image of Slingshot Orbital Laboratory. (Graphic: Business Wire)

“Space operators need to understand complicated concepts like astrodynamics, the effects of various

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EightOneEight Management Partners Reggie Gooden and Josh Martin Named Hollywood Reporter Power Business Managers

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 7, 2020–

Business management firm EightOneEight Management announced today that two of its Partners, Josh Martin and Reggie Gooden, have been named in The Hollywood Reporter ’s 2020 list of ’ Power Business Managers.’ The annual list, published today, profiles the “top financial gurus in the entertainment industry.” The Hollywood Reporter editor Ashley Cullins explains, “while most of the entertainment industry has been standing still during the pandemic, its money mavens are as busy as ever as clients use the downtime to reassess financial priorities.”

“Gooden and Martin joined forces with [Justin] Stiegemeyer in 2018, bringing with them a roster of around 20 clients who span the digital and music industries, like singer-song-writer Cory Henry,” the feature reports. “The firm, which counts Ashley Benson, Bella Thorne and Taylor Kitsch as clients, has a knack for working with young Hollywood but also knows how to handle

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