Leadership

Personalities Behind SpaceSet

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PRESIDENT + CO-FOUNDER

ANITA GALE
Our beloved founder, Anita serves on the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Space Colonization Technical Committee, chairs a Society of Women Engineers (SWE) award judging panel, and remotely assists a committee that reviews project abstracts for the California State Science Fair.

Official Bio

DIRECTOR

JACK GAFFORD

Mr. John (Jack) Gafford is currently a senior systems engineer living in Houston Texas working for a major aerospace company contracted to design, build and operate manned spaceflight platforms for NASA.  Mr. Gafford has spent 33 years involved with the Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Constellation, and Commercial Crew Transportation Programs.  Mr. Gafford has progressed his career through aerodynamic analysis, flight trajectory design, system verification, logistics support equipment development projects and system engineering and integration  disciplines.  Mr. Gafford is expecting to join the NASA Moon Gateway and Human Landing System Programs in the near future.  Mr. Gafford also enjoys, volunteering for high school design competitions, amateur radio, automobile restorations, woodworking and miscellaneous general handy man projects.

LinkedIn Bio

DIRECTOR

RANDALL PERRY

Dr Perry is the founder of the UKSDC and the Space Science Engineering Foundation (SSEF). He is the Honorary Chair of the SSEF, a registered UK charity. The SSEF supports the UK, MEA and EU Space Design Challenge and the Galactic Challenge. He is a director of the Global Space Design Challenge Ltd that runs a 12 day summer camp at Imperial College London. He is a Senior Research Investigator and a past Royal Society Fellow at Imperial College London. He has a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Washington, has held the US and Canada National Science Foundation Fellowship at Oxford University, and is a NASA certified Astrobiologist.

DIRECTOR

DAVID SHAW

A mechanical engineer by discipline, David have strong interpersonal skills and a broad range of experience across multiple industries and countries. Successes over his career include successful multi-year execution of a project portfolio worth over $15M annually, 25% personnel performance increases through managerial & leadership improvements, driving double-digit percentage improvements in quarterly safety metrics, and founding his own Augmented Reality startup. He excels when given engaging and passionate work, and regularly deliver above and beyond his experience, existing skill set, and job requirements.

LinkedIn Bio

DIRECTOR

ABHISHEK AGRAWAL
Bio TBC

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