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Space Foundation Adds Special Advisor – Latin American Affairs

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The Space Foundation has added a third Special Advisor to its team. R. Dan Jones (pictured) is now Space Foundation Special Advisor – Latin American Affairs.

Jones’ personal vision is cultivating an interconnected, global space community through partnership. He is a retired military space professional with 20 years of service through the United States Air Force. He led or organized more than 30 space partnership events to create initial space partnership foundations between the U.S., Brazilian, Chilean and Colombian militaries.

He is the CEO of Beyond Horizons Space Consulting, LLC, an international consulting firm providing advisory, business development and strategic planning services for clients within commercial, academic and government organizations. He is also the co-founder and CEO of SparkConnect, Inc., an Arizona-based company that provides collaborative environments for global markets.

Jones earned a Bachelor of Science degree in space physics from the United States Air Force Academy, and two Master of Science degrees in space operations and operations research from the Air Force Institute of Technology.

He joins the Space Foundation’s other Special Advisors: former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., Special Advisor – Human Spaceflight; and William V. Parker, Special Advisor – International Affairs.

Learn more about Space Foundation leadership here.


This article is part of Space Watch: July 2015 (Volume: 14, Issue: 7).

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