Dr. Travis Blake, Space Traffic Coordination Program Officer
Dr. Travis Blake serves is the Program Officer for Space Traffic Coordination within NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD).
Prior to joining SMD, Dr. Blake served as the Chief Commercial Officer for Privateer Space, where he provided expertise in enhancing space situational and domain awareness, as well as space traffic coordination to increase safety and sustainability. He has also held executive roles at Kairos Ventures and Lockheed Martin after enjoying a 20-year career in the United States Air Force. Dr. Blake has an extensive background in technology-leadership, integration planning, commercial product strategy formulation, and experience in leading space-related technology initiatives.
Dr. Blake is also a recognized government leader and expert on critical space technologies, which enabled him to lead Presidential strategy and policy for restricted national space initiatives. Dr. Blake holds a Ph.D. and Master’s in electrical engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Computer Engineering (with honors) from the Georgia Institute of Technology.