Marshall Kaplan

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
Launchspace Technologies Corporation


Marshall H. Kaplan, Ph.D., is a recognized expert in space flight technologies, orbital mechanics and debris retrieval. He was the first to study space junk retrieval and was instrumental in the safe reentry of the Skylab Space Station in 1979. recently aired a story about his four decades of research on this topic. Dr. Kaplan has over four decades of academic and industrial experience, having served as Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University and has presented hundreds of courses on space technology. In addition to publishing over 100 papers, reports, and articles on aerospace technologies, he is the author of several books, including the internationally used text, Modern Spacecraft Dynamics and Control. Dr. Kaplan is a member of the AIAA Technical Committee on Space Transportation and holds advanced degrees from MIT and Stanford University.


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