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We are working on finalizing the agenda for the upcoming meeting. Additional topics may be added.
One of the main parts of the meeting will be a guest speaker, David Jarvis, who will be sharing about his company Orion Span
About the David Jarvis
David Jarvis is the CTO for Orion Span and has extensive experience in human spaceflight, having spent 13 years at Johnson Space Center in Houston Texas providing operations support to the Japanese Space Agency, a key International Space Station partner. David's work included inter-agency coordination to facilitate technical and programmatic solutions to issues related to the ISS, as well as real-time console support during Space Shuttle missions. In 2014, David co-founded a four-person team that designed a unique remote sensor system to monitor maritime vessel traffic around the world. This demonstration technology, called Maritime Awareness, was launched and successfully installed on the International Space Station in 2016.
David is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard and holds a BS in Physics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a MBA from University of Texas Austin Mccombs School of Business.
About Orion Span
Orion Span is a private commercial space company with the goal of providing affordable human-rated facilities in space for governments, industry, and private citizens. Orion Span has offices in Silicon Valley and plans to open a manufacturing and operations facility in Houston, TX.
Topics for Discussion
David will discuss an overview of Orion Span and Aurora Station, as well as the company’s development schedule and future plans. David will also be speaking about the ecosystems of commercial space and how the industry can attain large scale growth for commercial human space flight. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.