Aaron Quetzal Rogers

Director of Advanced Programs, Maxar National Security Space


United States of America

Mr. Rogers is Director of Advanced Programs for Maxar, where he is responsible for portfolio leadership of space mission concept initiatives, technology demonstrations, and flight programs for the US Government.  Prior to joining Maxar, he was the Principal Program Manager for Disruptive Space Missions and a former Mission Systems Engineer, at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. 

He has academic appointments with The Johns Hopkins University Whiting School Space Systems Engineering program, serves as the Technical Chair of the AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, and is a well-published contributor on several technical committees.  Mr. Rogers holds a B.S. in Aeronautics & Astronautics from MIT and an M.S. in Applied Physics from The Johns Hopkins University.