Principal Technologists

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Keith Belvin

Keith Belvin

Deployable Composite Booms (DCB)


Bulk Metallic Glass Gears


Michelle Munk

Adaptable, Deployable, Entry and Placement Technology (ADEPT SR-1)

Mars Entry Descent and Landing Instrument (MEDLI) 2

Entry Systems Modeling


Molly Anderson

Thermal Systems: High Capacity Cryocooler

Next Generation Life Support (NGLS)

Mars In Situ Resource Utilization


Steve Horan

Adanced Methane Seed Laser

Earth Gravitational Observatory-Crosslink Occultation System

High Performance Spaceflight Computing

Ron Litchford

Ron Litchford

Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP)

Station Explorer for X-Ray Timing and Navigation Technology (SEXTANT)

Advanced In-Space Propulsion (AISP)

Affordable Access to Space

Robert Ambrose

Robert Ambrose

Human Robotic Systems (HRS)

HRS: National Robotics Initiative (NRI) Grants
HRS: Robonaut 2 (R2) Assembly

Human Exploration Telerobotics 2

Autonomous Systems

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Denise Podolski

Advanced Radiation Protection

Deep Space Optical Communications (DSOC)

WFIRST – AFTA Coronagraph Technology

Lee Mason, July, 2013

Lee Mason

Power & Energy Storage

Nuclear Systems (NS) – Kilopower

Extreme Environments Solar Power


John Vickers

Composite Technology for Exploration (CTE)

Advanced Near Net Shape Technology (ANNST)

Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT)

AMT: Low Cost Upper Stage-Class Propulsion
AMT: Add Additive Construction with Mobile Emplacement (ACME)

Terry Fong

Terry Fong

Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robots (PUFFER)

Mixed Reality Crew Assistance (MRCA)