Mike Gold, vice president of regulatory and policy at Maxar Technologies, has been named chairman of NASA Advisory Council’s regulatory and policy committee.
Gold said in a statement released Thursday the newly formed panel will offer advice and insight to the NASA leadership team in support of the agency’s plans to leverage public-private partnerships and encourage commercial initiatives.
He also serves as general counsel of Maxar“™s Radiant Solutions business and chairman of the Federal Aviation Administration“™s commercial space transportation advisory committee.
His work in a space station module development program earned him the NASA Group Achievement Award.
He previously served as a private-sector adviser to the State Department, a member of the National Research Council’s Space Technology Industry-Government-University Roundtable and a space policy expert for the National Academy of Sciences’ Committee on International Security and Arms Control.