Mr. Bill Purdy has over 30 years of experience in space, satellites, spacecraft systems engineering, and the principals of NewSpace.
Previously, Mr. Purdy worked as a Mechanical Engineer at the Naval Research Lab where he worked on a diverse set of projects. His career has included satellites ranging from a hundred pounds to ten thousand pounds, being involved in all phases of projects, from design to retirement. He has also held positions as lead systems engineer, program manager, mechanisms lead, and senior mechanisms advisor. Mr. Purdy has had a hands-on role in 33 flown satellites and over 50 flight mechanisms.
Mr. Purdy holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland.