Our team

Bio

Max Haot

Founder & CEO
PREVIOUSLY:

Founder at Mevo (acquired by Logitech) and Livestream (acquired by IAC/Vimeo)

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

David Caponio

Head of Product and Business Development
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX, Virgin Orbit, Tyvak and U.S. Space Force

Announcement Blog Post
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Igor Nikishchenko

Chief Designer
PREVIOUSLY:

Yuzhnoye

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Kevin Watson

Head of Avionics
PREVIOUSLY:

NASA JPL, SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
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Luis Rodriguez

Head of Special Projects
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Andre Ivankovic

Lead Engineer
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX (Intern), Tesla (Intern)

Announcement Blog Post
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Richard Petras

Head of Avionics Software
PREVIOUSLY:

NASA JPL, SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
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Catherine Rivera

Head of Operations and Finance
PREVIOUSLY:

Livestream, Vimeo, Mevo, Logitech

Announcement Blog Post
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Viktoria Skachko

Simulation Engineer
PREVIOUSLY:

Yuzhnoye

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Kelly Halfin

Head of FP&A and BI
PREVIOUSLY:

Livestream, Mevo

Announcement Blog Post
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Jennifer Wong

Executive Operations
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Dolly Singh

Advisor to CEO, Talent
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
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Michael Espiritu

CNC Programmer and Machinist
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Earl Lopez

Lead GNC Engineer
PREVIOUSLY:

Virgin Orbit

Announcement Blog Post
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Gail Watson

Supply Chain Manager
PREVIOUSLY:

NASA JPL

Announcement Blog Post
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Richard Corona

Shop Technician
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Jimmy Nguyen

PCB Design Manager
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
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Breana Guerrero

Mechanical Engineer
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Alice Zorn

Mechanical Engineer
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Robbie Kindle

Facilities Assistant
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Jeffrey Berg

Lead Welder
PREVIOUSLY:

SpaceX

Announcement Blog Post
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Joseph Nguyen

Flight Software Engineer
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Sergii Zadniprianyi

Propulsion Analyst
PREVIOUSLY:

Firefly

Announcement Blog Post
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Antonio Won

Mechanical Engineer
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Kevin Rinehart

Mechanical Engineer
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Matt Schmale

Mechanical Engineer
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Keven Yeh

Mechanical Engineer
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David Ayala

Mechanical Engineer
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Jenny Shatts

Senior Systems Engineer
PREVIOUSLY:

NASA JPL, Maxar Technologies

Announcement Blog Post
Bio

Juan Alvarenga

CNC Programmer and Machinist
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Kevin Hall

Lead Additive Manufacturing Technician
Bio

Jack Balfour

Mechanical Engineer
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Stephen McNeela

Flight Software Test Engineer
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Vibha Deshiikan

Mechanical Engineer
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Marcus Lucas

GNC Engineer
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Michael Wrona

GNC Engineer
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Adrian Martinez

CNC Programmer and Machinist
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Kolby Newman

CNC Programmer and Machinist
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Benjamin Leeds

Software Engineer, Ground Segment
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Hoang Pham

Lathe CNC Programmer and Machinist
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Silvia Tovar

Additive Manufacturing Technician
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Voltaire Supelana

Additive Manufacturing Technician
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Alex Varela

Senior Manufacturing Engineer
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Georgie Bloomenfeld

Recruiting Operations Associate

2021 Active Interns

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Julian Breen

Avionics Intern
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Aaron Lin

Flight Software Engineering Intern
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Patrick Watson

Mechanical Engineering Intern
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Caroline Paxton

Mechanical Engineering Intern

Launcher Ukraine

Launcher operates a wholly-owned subsidiary in Dnipro, Ukraine. Our team of engineers employed full-time at Launcher Ukraine LLC is permitted to contribute to our Launcher E-2 engine design and analysis with the support of a U.S. State Department-approved Technology Assistance Agreement.

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Maksym Sydorenko

Lead Engineer
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Mykola Vatchenko

Simulation Engineer
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Volodymyr Skrypnyk

Simulation Engineer
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Andrii Hylym

Design Engineer
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Bohdana Kukhta

Software Engineer
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Volodymyr Rabotilov

Design Engineer
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Andrii Tsybulnyk

Design Engineer
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Yurii Pedash

Design Engineer
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Oleksii Sytnikov

Design Engineer
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Svitlana Kirianova

Accountant
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Dmytro Vertynskyi

Director
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Yurii Semenov

Workshop Lead
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Hennadii Tolochiants

Simulation Engineer
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Ksenia Likhanska

Human Resources Manager
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Stanislav Maltyz

Junior Design Engineer
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Anatoliy Lynnyk

Consultant