Mark comes to Velos from Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (NGIS; formerly OrbitalATK/Orbital Sciences) where he was Production Manager for the Cygnus Space Vehicle, which performs Commercial Resupply Services missions to the International Space Station. During his 25 years with NGIS/Orbital, Mark served in several leadership roles including Launch Conductor for the Pegasus and Taurus launch vehicles, Director of Integration and Test Group, and Program Manager for the Pressurized Cargo Module. Prior to Orbital, Mark was the Project Manager for Space Shuttle Operations at Rockwell International.
Mark is an experienced aerospace leader with demonstrated domestic and international expertise in both launch vehicle and spacecraft project engineering, program management, launch mission management, business development, functional management, mission planning, payload integration, manufacturing, integration and test, and launch services.
Mark’s experience spans the NASA, DoD, and commercial communities and he brings his unique expertise and capability in program management, systems engineering, and integration and test to our ETS customers.