2018 Fed 100
Federal 100: V. Joseph Broadwater
Name: V. Joseph Broadwater
Title: Senior Vice President and General Manager of Space Group
Achieving liftoff. When NASA’s Exploration Mission 1 thunders past the pull of Earth’s gravity next year, it will be possible in part because of work done by Broadwater and his team of industry and government experts. It used to take years for NASA to transition to new launch software, but now it takes just four months due to the advanced technology he and his team have put into place. The new system will allow for quick transitions between government and commercial payloads. Broadwater has also been instrumental in ensuring appropriations for manned space travel as an industry adviser to the Senate.
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