Stephen ("Steve") Cook is vice president of Corporate Development at Dynetics. He works across the company to initiate, support and integrate strategies, partnerships, emerging business opportunities and new cutting-edge products in the intelligence, missile, aviation, sensor, cyber and space sectors. Cook joined the company as director of space technologies where he led Dynetics’ efforts in launch systems, orbital spacecraft and analysis, planetary exploration and nanotechnology research. Prior to joining Dynetics, Cook served as manager of the Ares Projects Office at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville and was responsible for overall project management and direction of NASA’s Ares I and V launch vehicles. He has served as deputy manager of Marshall’s Space Transportation Programs and Projects Office, planning and directing research, technology and development activities for future generations of space transportation and advanced propulsion systems for more ambitious scientific exploration missions of the solar system. Cook holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering and mechanics from University of Minnesota.