Mr. Crosson joins us after a distinguished career at Lockheed Martin
Astronautics (previously Martin Marietta) as an electrical engineer for 33
years working in their Research and Development Labs on both space and
ground based inertial guidance and control programs. He retired from
Lockheed Martin Astronautics in April 2002.
Some of the programs he supported at Lockheed Martin Astronautics were the
Viking Landers, Sky Lab Module, Photovoltaic Heliostats, Tethered Satellite,
Classified Programs, Zenith Star, Space Based Lasers, Advanced Comlink Test
bed, (FPLT) Laser Satellite Comlink Development, Mars Orbiter, Mars Landers,
and (SIRTF) the Space Infrared Telescope Facility.
Mr. Crosson spent four years in the USAF, working on F4C aircraft guidance
and instrumentation systems, assigned at Davis Monthain AFB and one year in
Cam Ran Bay South Vietnam, before joining Lockheed Martin Astronautics.
Mr. Crosson is currently supporting the Mars Resonance Orbiter program at
Lockheed Martin Astronautics under a contract with Equinox Interscience.
Here at Equinox Interscience he is responsible for the design and
engineering of all electrical components of our current, and future line of
telescope mounts and optical subsystems.