Todd May manages the Space Launch System Program, located at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, and leads the nationwide team developing America’s next heavy-lift vehicle for deep-space science and exploration. May is responsible for a multi-billion-dollar budget and leads over a thousand civil servant and contractor employees. Previously, May was Marshall’s Technical Associate Director and also managed the Lunar Precursor Robotics Program. At NASA headquarters, he served as Deputy Associate Administrator of the Science Mission Directorate, where he was responsible for a $5 billion portfolio, with more than 100 spacecrafts. He was Integration Manager of Gravity Probe B, which tested Einstein’s general theory of relativity. He also served as Project Manager for the International Space Station’s airlock. At the Johnson Space Center in Houston, May was Deputy Manager of the team working with Russian partners, and led a Space Station materials evaluation team. He began his NASA career as an engineer in Marshall’s Materials and Processes Laboratory. May earned a bachelor’s degree in materials engineering from Auburn University, and he has completed all coursework for a doctorate in materials science.