David Crosson, Senior Electrical Design Engineer

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.

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