|Fernand Alby coordinates all space debris studies at CNES.
Carlos I. Calle, Ph.D. is Lead Scientist of the Electrostatics
and Surface Physics Laboratory at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
He is the author of the book Superstrings and Other Things:
A Guide to Physics, Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol
and Philadelphia, 2001.
David Croenne works at the Columbus Control Center, and
he is part of the Flight Control Team.
Bèatrice Deguine obtained her Ph.D. in applied
mathematics in 1995 and leads the Orbitography Department
Nick Devereux, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor for the Physics
and Astronomy Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
in Prescott, AZ.
David Fuller is a 25 year veteran of air traffic
control, Space Shuttle, Spacelab, and commercial satellite
operations. Contact:: firstname.lastname@example.org
William O. Glascoe III, PMP is a contractor at the Defense
Threat Reduction Agency's Nuclear Technology Division and
a Major in the USAF Reserves augmenting the Space Safety
Division at HQ Air Force Space Command. He graduated from
the USAF Academy and the University of Colorado at Boulder
and is an alumnus of the International Space University. Contact:: email@example.com
Cristina Guidi - NASA Kennedy Space Center
Ms. Cristina Guidi has 16 years of experience in aerospace
operations and technology development, and she is currently
the NASA spaceport technologies program formulation manager
for the Future Interagency Spaceport and Range Technology
Program, the NASA Chair for the Advanced Spaceport Technologies
Working Group, as well as the Acquisition Strategy Manager
for Exploration Launch Vehicles. She was also the Lead
Orbiter Project Engineer for the Space Shuttle Endeavour
(OV-105). Ms. Guidi holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering
from Florida International University, and a Masters of
Science degree in Space Systems from the Florida Institute
Shelia Helton-Ingram - FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation
Mrs. Shelia Helton-Ingram has over 20 years of experience
in various facets of aviation development, training, testing
and operations. She is currently working for the FAA, in
the Office of Commercial Space Transportation as a Transportation
Analyst. Her responsibilities include the safe integration
of space vehicles operating within the National Airspace
Tom Hill works in the aerospace industry on weather
satellites, but his passion is getting humans into space
to stay. He's
working on a book detailing the past, present and possible
futures for humankind beyond the atmosphere titled "Space:
Stewart Jackson - FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation
Mr. Stewart Jackson has over 26 years experience as an aerospace
engineer, with 16 years experience in private industry
before joining the FAA in 1994. Mr. Jackson is currently
the Deputy Division Manager of System Engineering and Training
in the Office of Commercial Space Transportation, and he
has led teams that have granted the first FAA reentry operator's
license and first launch site operator's license, and has
developed the Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) regulations.
Mr. Jackson holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical
Engineering (BEME) from the City University of New York,
a Master of Science in Business Administration (MBA) from
Strayer University, and he is an Associate Fellow of the
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
Jeremy Jacobsohn, Ph.D. studied Operations Research
and then Electrical Engineering, and now develops fleet operations
software at Intelsat in Washington DC. Current challenge
is to integrate the legacy Intelsat and legacy Panamsat fleet
operations into a single system with efficient use of shared
Jeff Krukin is an international speaker, writer, and analyst
concerned with The Human-Space ConnectionTM and commercial
David B. LaVallee works in the Space Department of
the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
He is currently
the Operations Team Lead for a JHU/APL science instrument
onboard the Cassini spacecraft. His interests include autonomous
systems to support spacecraft operations.
Laurence Lorda is part of the operational flight dynamics
team at CNES, with primary responsibilities on Telecom 2
Zeina Mounzer has been working for Vega since 2000
as a Simulations Officer at the European Space Operations
In this capacity she has worked on Envisat, Smart-1 and Mars
Express missions, and is currently working as a Spacecraft
Operations Engineer on Mars Express. She has an M.Sc. degree
in Aerospace Engineering.
Daniel P. Murray is the Principle Engineer for Space and
Air Traffic Management in the Federal Aviation Administration's
Office of Commercial Space Transportation in Washington,
Matthew Nichols, Ph.D. is an Arms Control Treaty Advisor
with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command.
Franz Newland, Ph.D., is Mission Analysis
manager in COM DEV’s Mission Development Group, based in Cambridge,
Ontario, where he is responsible for mission design, flight dynamics
and operations concept activities for COM DEV’s microsatellite
missions. He has previously worked as a contractor in the European
Space Operations Centre supporting operations simulation activities,
and in the French Space Agency, CNES, as a postdoctoral researcher
and subsequently as a contractor looking after simulation and training
activities for the ESA ATV mission. He holds a degree in Aerospace
Systems Engineering from the University of Southampton, UK and a PhD
in satellite image processing from the same institution, and is a UK
chartered engineer and member of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
Carrie D. Olsen, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor
of Aerospace Engineering at Mississippi State University.
Prior to joining
the MSU faculty, she spent eighteen years as an orbital analyst,
mission planner and operations director for NASA's Marshall
Space Flight Center. In addition to various topics in orbital
mechanics, Dr. Olsen has a keen interest in the advancement
of space mission operations processes and techniques, especially
as they relate to long-duration human spaceflight.
Jackie Reilly works in the product development area
of a.i. solutions, Inc in Lanham, MD. A.i. solutions is responsible
for creating the COTS software FreeFlyer and Jackie helped
to redesign the user interface, teaches training, and conducts
product demonstrations. Prior to working in the product group,
she worked on the EOS satellites AQUA and AURA as well as
the GPS satellites using FreeFlyer to conduct all of her
Etienne Rolet works at the Columbus Control Center
on Ground Operations.
Darin M. Skelly - NASA Kennedy Space Center
Mr. Darin Skelly has more than 10 years of experience in
the aerospace industry, mostly in the areas of flight system
safety, mechanical engineering, integration engineering,
and launch processing. Mr. Skelly is currently the NASA
range program formulation manager for the Future Interagency
Spaceport and Range Technology Program, and he is the NASA
Chair for the Advanced Range Technologies Working Group.
Mr. Skelly was the Mission Manager the 2001 Mars Odyssey
Launch, and has served on the Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
executive staff, where he was involved with strategic planning
and vision development for KSC. Mr. Skelly holds a Bachelor
of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University
of Florida, and a Master of Science in Engineering Management
from the University of Central Florida.
Trevor C. Sorensen, Ph.D was born in Brisbane, Australia. Dr. Sorensen received his BS. (1973), M.S. (1976) and Doctor of Engineering (1979) degrees in Aerospace Engineering from University of Kansas (KU). He did his doctoral project on Pioneer Venus at NASA Ames. He then was a Space Shuttle guidance and control engineer, worked in Mission Control as assistant Flight Director, and finally was a software engineering manager supporting Shuttle missions. In 1990 he joined Bendix Field Engineering (now Honeywell, Inc.) in Alexandria, Virginia, as Observations Manager of the Department of Defense’s LACE satellite. In 1994, Dr. Sorensen was the Lunar Mission Manager for the DoD/NASA Clementine lunar mission for which he received the NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement and nominated Engineer of the Year by Design News magazine. Dr. Sorensen was the program manager for the $23 million Space Systems R&D contract with the Naval Research Laboratory under which the USAF MSTI-3 satellite was operated. He was then technical director for Honeywell’s global satellite tracking and control system, DataLynx. From 2000-2007 Dr. Sorensen was an associate professor in the KU Department of Aerospace Engineering. In 2007 he joined the University of Hawaii as a professor and project manager in the Hawaii Space Flight Laboratory. He is a Fellow of the American Astronautical Society, a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and is on the AIAA Board of Directors as the Director of the Space and Missiles Group, which consists of 14 technical committees. He is also a member of the International Space Operations Organization’s Committee-at-Large and chair of their Awards Group.
Carole Thiebaut obtained her Ph.D. in astronomy and
image processing in 2003 and is currently performing post-doctoral
research at CNES related to space debris observations.
Richard VanSuetendael, Ph.D. - FAA William J. Hughes Technical
Dr. VanSuetendael is a licensed engineer with twenty-five
years experience, primarily in the development of National
Airspace System subsystems and air traffic management tools.
Supporting the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation,
he is currently the FAA R&D liaison at Kennedy Space
Center, where he is a member of the Advanced Range and Advanced
Spaceport Technologies Working Groups and the Future Interagency
Range and Spaceport Technologies Program formulation team.
Dr. VanSuetendael holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
from the University of Hartford, Master of Aeronautical Science
from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and a Ph.D. in
Operations Research from the Florida Institute of Technology.