Past NASA Tech Talks have included : Montgomery B. Goforth discussing NASA Intellectual Property suitable for commercialization by small/start-up companies and Jared Daum discussing Orion’s parachutes and risk identification and mitigation that are showstoppers for the spaceflight parachute industry. Future NASA Tech Talks will include: dual-use (space/terrestrial) technologies in the areas of:
Nick Skytland is the Chief Technologist at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) and Director of the Business Development and Technology Integration Office where he is helping NASA return to the Moon by partnering with industry and academia to advance the future of human spaceflight and propel the space economy. Throughout his career, he has trained astronauts for spacewalks, conducted research in human physiology, led ground-breaking open innovation programs, established the agency’s social media presence on platforms such as Twitter, launched the largest hackathon in history, authored the Future of Work strategy, instituted the agency’s first data science office, and led numerous transformation and modernization initiatives. He is currently focused on ushering in NASA’s next chapter in human space exploration and his work spans strategic partnerships, technology development, open innovation and technology transfer.
He is an avid adventurer, experienced diver, and a dedicated triathlete who has completed 23 Ironman races.
Montgomery B. Goforth serves as the Assistant Director, Strategic Pursuits & Partnerships – Engineering Directorate, NASA JSC.
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