Our Team

Our Asteroid Institute is a B612 program which collaborates with major institutions around the world working on asteroid related projects including research, science, and technologies. Our leadership drives strategy and operations and the Board of Directors oversees our long-term vision. Our Founding Circle, Asteroid Circle and global community of donors make our work possible.

Asteroid Institute
Board Of Directors
Founding Circle
Leadership
Strategic Advisors
Harold-Reitsema

Harold Reitsema

Harold is a planetary astronomer with more than 30 years experience specializing in the design and building of interplanetary spacecraft and astronomical imaging detectors. During his tenure at Ball Aerospace, he led design teams for Hubble Space Telescope, was the principal investigator for NASA Planetary...
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John Carrico

Throughout his career, John has designed and developed mission planning algorithms and software, and worked as an astrogator: planning missions, designing trajectories, and tracking spacecraft. He has worked on flight dynamics mission analysis, operations, development, and systems integration. John has supported several operational Earth and...
Mike-Loucks

Mike Loucks

Michel Loucks co-founded Space Exploration Engineering (SEE) in 1995 after working as an operations and trajectory planning expert for Orbital Sciences Corporation. He was the mission operations manager for the OXP-1 and OXP-2 spacecraft, served as the orbit raising manager for the Orbview-II spacecraft, and...
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Dr. G. Scott Hubbard

Scott is a Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University where he focuses on planetary exploration, especially Mars and also serves as the Director of the Stanford Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation. He has been engaged in space-related research, program, project and...
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Jonny Dyer

Jonny is an inventor, engineer and scientist passionate about understanding the Universe and our place in it. Within the reach of science and technology exist both existential threats to man and the tools of its salvation.  Jonny seeks the latter – opportunities to apply his...
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