Orion Exploration Mission-2 (EM-2) Director, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Paul Anderson has over 31 years of experience at Lockheed Martin and is presently the EM-2 Director for NASA’s Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Program. He previously served as the Avionics Director for the highly successful Exploration Flight Test-1 mission. Paul is currently responsible for the EM-2 mission, which will take four crew further from earth than any time in mankind’s history, and will serve as a major stepping stone in NASA’s Journey to Mars.
Paul has previous leadership experience on programs including GOES-R, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and Mars Exploration Rover. He is Lockheed’s Executive to the Colorado School of Mines where he serves on the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences Advisory Board as well as Chairman of the Aerospace Industry Advisory Council. He is an Associate Fellow of AIAA, and recently served as the Rocky Mountain Section Chairman.
Paul attended the Colorado School of Mines where he competed on the varsity Basketball and Golf teams while earning his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1985. He attained his M.S. from the University of Colorado in Engineering Management in 1991. Paul resides in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, has been married for over 25 years, and has successfully raised two daughters.