Years at XCOR: 9
Laser scientist, telecom engineer, venture
capitalist, currently vice provost at Georgia Tech
Other Cool Stuff:
Our house is sinking under the weight of 6300 books and
1300 CDs. Trying to go digital for future purchases!
Favorite Space Themed Movie: Apollo 13
Angler (biography of Dick Cheney), Outliers, How the States Got Their Shapes
"It is common sense to take a method and try
it, if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But
above all, try something."
-- Winston Churchill
Will you fly on the Lynx?
New X-Racer Footage, Info Now Available
XCOR Participates in RocketShipTours Lynx Beta Spaceflight Participant Qualification Program
On a sun splashed series of
four days at the ultra exclusive Sanctuary at Camelback
Resort in Phoenix, Arizona, a select group of travel industry
executives and seasoned adventure tourism experts gathered to experience the
sensations of training to be trail
blazing and history making private astronauts aboard XCOR Aerospace's
suborbital Lynx vehicle. The sessions
were planned and hosted by RocketShip Tours, the exclusive General Sales Agent
for XCOR owned and operated suborbital space vehicles. (read more)
XCOR's Jeff Greason continues work on Augustine Committee
XCOR CEO Jeff Greason continues to put in long hours as part of his work for the Augustine Committee
, the White House panel of independent experts tapped to examine alternatives for NASA's human spaceflight exploration agenda. The panel is chaired by Aerospace veteran Norm Augustine.
Credit: NASA/Dennis Bonilla
"Currently I'm putting in about 90 hours a week on committee related work" said Jeff, speaking to a group of RocketShip Tours seminar participants in Arizona on Saturday. "Trying to come up with viable solutions within NASA's current overhead and budget constraints is indeed challenging for all of us. We're exploring a number of options that gives us the right set of goals, which will hopefully leave a useful trail that others may follow in the future." (read more)
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