Mr. Kevin Feld is a Senior Aerospace Engineer at SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. His experience focuses on aerospace modeling and simulation, specializing in custom software development, trajectory optimization, and embedded systems. He currently serves as a project manager for a variety of internal and external projects, including development of the QuickShot general purpose trajectory optimization tool.
Since joining SpaceWorks in 2008, Mr. Feld has performed systems design and analysis on a number of systems for NASA and DoD customers. He has conducted performance analyses, conceptual trade studies, and technology roadmapping for programs including the AFRL Gryphon High Speed Flight Experiments Concepts, AFRL Pathfinder/Reusable Booster System, NASA-AFRL Joint Systems Study, and NASA-DARPA Horizontal Launch Study. Mr. Feld has also lead the development of a number of software products such as the STRIKER 4-DOF hypersonic air-breathing trajectory tool, CaSCoM tool for probabilistic cost and schedule assessments, and the CoRAL program for cost estimation.
Additionally, Mr. Feld has lead technology development activities for Blink Astro and Generation Orbit including systems engineering, satellite configuration management, link budget analysis, and custom software and electronics development. Kevin Feld received his Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering with high honors from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).