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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Robert Meyerson

Robert Meyerson
President
Blue Origin

Robert (Rob) Meyerson is the President of Blue Origin, which develops reusable launch systems that land vertically using rocket engines. Vehicles under development include the New Shepard system for suborbital human and research flights, as well as orbital human transportation systems.  Prior to joining Blue Origin, Meyerson was an Integration Manager at Kistler Aerospace, responsible for the Landing and Thermal Protection systems of a privately funded two-stage Reusable Launch Vehicle, as well as all technical activities related to Kistler's Space Launch Initiative contract with NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.  Meyerson also served 10 years at NASA's Johnson Space Center where he worked on the Space Shuttle and X-38/Crew Rescue Vehicle programs, leading the aerodynamic design of the Orbiter Drag Parachute, as well as the overall design, integration, and flight test of a gliding parachute for the X-38 project. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master's Degree in Engineering Management from the University of Houston. 

Participating Events

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
11:00 a.m. to
12:00 p.m.:
Prospects and Issues for the Launch Community
Symposium Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage
Moderator:

Warren Ferster

Executive Editor
Space News
Panelists:

Salvatore T. "Tory" Bruno

President and CEO
United Launch Alliance (ULA)

Ronald J. Grabe

Executive Vice President & President, Flight Systems Group
Orbital ATK

Robert Meyerson

President
Blue Origin

Clayton Mowry

President
Arianespace, Inc.

Gwynne Shotwell

President and Chief Operating Officer
SpaceX

Julie A. Van Kleeck

Vice President, Advanced Space and Launch Business Unit
Aerojet Rocketdyne

 

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