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Stellar Solutions

November 17, 2010 13:00 ET

Stellar Solutions CEO to Be Inducted Into the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - November 17, 2010) - Celeste Volz Ford, CEO and Founder of Stellar Solutions, Inc., was selected today for induction into the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame. The distinction is bestowed on engineers and technical leaders in Silicon Valley who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and have made significant contributions to the field. Ms. Ford joins the high-caliber ranks of previous inductees, including Dr. Douglas Engelbart, inventor of the computer mouse; Dr. John L. Hennessy, President of Stanford University; Dr. Robert N. Noyce and Dr. Gordon E. Moore, co-founders of Intel; and Dr. William R. Hewlett and Dr. David Packard, co-founders of Hewlett-Packard. The Silicon Valley Engineering Council is an umbrella organization of over 40 member and affiliate professional societies representing 60,000 engineers, scientists and technologists in the high-tech Silicon Valley region. Inductees are selected on the basis of their professional achievement, service to the profession and contributions to the community.

Since founding Stellar Solutions in 1995 as a small woman-owned business, Ms. Ford has led the firm to its current position as a recognized leader in providing high impact engineering services to critical government and commercial aerospace-related programs, both national and international. Ms. Ford oversees the stellar constellation of companies, which includes Stellar Solutions, Inc. (engineering services), Stellar Solutions Aerospace Ltd. (UK-based affiliate), QuakeFinder (humanitarian R&D division of Stellar Solutions) and the Stellar Solutions Foundation. Ms. Ford is a widely respected personality in the industry and has won multiple awards throughout her career. She serves on the board of numerous organizations and actively works in community and charity outreach.

About Stellar Solutions, Inc.
Stellar Solutions, Inc. is a global provider of system engineering expertise that distinguishes itself by satisfying customers' critical needs on diverse defense and intelligence related projects, international and commercial satellite programs, and NASA's science missions. Stellar's high caliber team of aerospace professionals has decades of applied mission experience. Stellar has offices in all the major space development and operational hubs: California, Colorado and the Washington, DC area, and also in London through an affiliate, Stellar Solutions Aerospace Ltd., a global aerospace engineering services company. For additional information, visit

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