Dec 11, 2017
Chris Pearson is a New Space strategist with over 20 years of experience in spacecraft systems engineering. He leads space programs for Roccor, a fast-growth company with special expertise in high strength composite materials and thermal products. Roccor develops advanced deployable space structures, thermal management systems and combat casualty products for the US military, NASA and commercial space companies within the US and Europe.
Chris discusses how recent developments in flexible and bendable Advanced Materials are significantly lowering costs and increasing performance in the space industry. He also talks about the importance of establishing a culture of innovation that facilitates high agility and fast decision making. This enables organizations to closely align development efforts with the technical and business needs of their customers – thus providing a competitive advantage in the market.