Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Lon C. Levin
co-founder, XM Satellite Radio
president, SkySevenVentures

Chief Executive Officer
Elliot H. Pulham
Space Foundation

Vice Chairman
ADM James O. Ellis, Jr., USN (Ret.)
former commander, United States Strategic Command 
former president and chief executive officer, Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO)
Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Kathryn C. Thornton, Ph.D.
professor, University of Virginia 
former NASA astronaut

Anita M. Antenucci
senior managing director, Houlihan Lokey

The Honorable Patricia Grace Smith
former associate administrator, Federal Aviation Administration
principal, Patti Grace Smith Consulting, LLC


Richard F. Ambrose
executive vice president, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company  

Wanda M. Austin, Ph.D.
president and chief executive officer, The Aerospace Corporation

The Honorable Robert E. "Bud" Cramer
managing director, C2Group/FTI Consulting

Lynn A. Dugle
president, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS)

John W. Elbon
vice president and general manager, The Boeing Company - Space Exploration

Michael C. Gass
former president and chief executive officer, United Launch Alliance

Jeffrey D. Grant
sector vice president and general manager, Space Systems, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

James G. Maser
president, James G. Advisors, LLC

Fritz Merkle, Ph.D.
member of the executive board, OHB System AG

P.J. O’Rourke
author and political satirist

Kay N. Sears
president, Intelsat General

Ronald M. Sega, Ph.D.
director, Systems Engineering Programs, Colorado State University

The Honorable David J.  Weldon, M.D.
head of Dave Weldon Consulting
former U.S. representative from the State of Florida


Chairman Emeritus

William B. Tutt


President Emeritus

Richard P. MacLeod


Directors Emeritus

William F. Ballhaus, Jr., Ph.D.

Martin C. Faga

John B. Higginbotham

The Honorable Kenneth B. Kramer

Gen. Thomas S. Moorman, Jr., USAF (Ret.)

The Honorable Jaime Oaxaca

Simon Ramo, Ph.D.

The Honorable Robert S. Walker


Space Foundation Founders

J. Braxton Carter

The Honorable William Hybl

The Honorable Kenneth B. Kramer

Life Directors

The Honorable Edward C. Aldridge, Jr.

The Honorable Barbara M. Barrett 

James M. Beggs

Guion S. Bluford, Jr., Ph.D.

David Caddey

CAPT Eugene A. Cernan, USN (Ret.) 

Jaleh Daie, Ph.D.

Gary W. Ervin

Gen. Howell M. Estes, III, USAF (Ret.)

William MacDonald Evans

The Honorable Don Fuqua

The Honorable E. J. Garn

Paul Graziani

CAPT Frederick H. Hauck, USN (Ret.)

James B. Hayes

Sam F. Iacobellis

W. Bruce Kopper

Alexis C. Livanos, Ph.D.

Joanne M. Maguire

The Honorable Bill Nelson

Gen. John L. Piotrowski, USAF (Ret.)

The Honorable Charles Robb

Col. Brewster Shaw, Jr., USAF (Ret.)

VADM Richard H. Truly, USN (Ret.)

Heidi R. Wood


Honorary Members

The Honorable Edward C. Aldridge, Jr.

Buzz Aldrin, Ph.D.

Norman R. Augustine

Dr. Charles Elachi

CAPT. James A. Lovell, Jr., USN (Ret.)

Dr. Hans Mark

The Honorable Peter B. Teets

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

CAPT. John W. Young, USN (Ret.)