Jim Maser Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne as Senior Vice President, Space Business Unit
In this role, Maser will oversee all NASA programs, defense and commercial launch systems, advanced space and launch strategy programs, and in-space propulsion system programs supported by sites throughout the country. He will be based out of the company’s Los Angeles facility in
Maser brings more than 32 years of global aerospace experience spanning entrepreneurial space launch and human spaceflight as well as commercial and military jet engines. He previously served as president of
Prior to Pratt & Whitney, Maser served in several other high-profile roles, including president and general manager at Boeing-led Sea Launch company, and president and chief operating officer at SpaceX.
“Jim’s incredible breadth of expertise in the industry includes leadership for both commercial and traditional space companies, providing unique perspective as we continue driving innovation and proven reliability into our expanding space portfolio,” said Drake. “Because Jim previously served as president of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne for more than six years, he also brings familiarity with our products, our customers and our world-class workforce. I can’t think of a better match for our company and for our Space organization, and I am thrilled to have Jim join my senior leadership team.”
Maser is the immediate past president of the
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Source: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.