Principal Technologists

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Keith Belvin

Keith Belvin

Manufacturing Innovation Project (MIP)

Lightweight Materials and Structures (LMS)

Composite Cyrotank Technologies and Demonstration (CCTD)


Bulk Metallic Glass Gears


Michelle Munk

Cooperative Blending of Autonomous Landing Technology (COBALT)

Thermal Protection Systems – Materials

Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (HIAD)

Woven Thermal Protection System (TPS)

Ocean Worlds Europa Technologies: Landing, Guidance, Navigation and Control

Mars Entry Descent and Landing Instrument (MEDLI) 2

Entry Systems Modeling

Propulsive Descent Technology


Molly Anderson

Next Generation Life Support (NGLS)

Thermal Systems: Phase Change Material

Thermal Systems: High Capacity Cryocooler

Mars In Situ Resource Utilization

Synthetic Biological Membrane


Steve Horan

High Performance Spaceflight Computing

Ocean Worlds Europa Technologies (OWET): Avionics

Ron Litchford

Ron Litchford

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

Autonomous Systems

Human Exploration Telerobotics 2

Ocean Worlds Europa Technologies: Icy Body Mobility

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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

LMS/Additive Manufacturing