Founder, Co-Founder / CEO
2015 - Present (about 4 years)
o Off-grid UAV (drone) company collecting visual, spatial, & other georeferenced data from remote regions of Alaska for the purposes of inspections, exploration, monitoring,...more and more. o Developing specialized drone hardware for operation in the most demanding regions of Alaska. o Experts in planning and logistics of off-grid UAV missions that ensure safety and mission success.
o Pad fluids engineer at Vandenberg AFB SLC-4E/W responsible for the design, build, activation, and operation of multiple GSE fluid systems. o Pad Lead Engineer at Vandenberg...more AFB SLC-4E/W responsible for launch day operations, including initial pad readiness procedure development and execution. o Responsible for launch vehicle from hangar rollout to pad and setup for launch operations. o "Red Team" leader, responsible for on-pad anomaly investigation during launch operations.
o Lead field engineer
2012 (about 1 month)
major activation and launch operations for Falcon 9 Flight 6 campaign o Coordinated operations for a crew of 40+ technicians across rocket, pad, & issue support o Led...more eight-person 'Red Team' first response and troubleshooting crew during launch operations o Responsible for Falcon 9 launch vehicle from hangar through its time on the pad in preparation for launch. o Led the development of roll-out and setup procedures in concert with other pad and vehicle engineers. Benjamin M. Kellie | 907.252.86
Lead Recovery Engineer
2012 (about 1 month)
o Lead engineer and field manager for the development of the SpaceX Landing Drone Ships "Just Read the Instructions" and "Of Course I Still Love You" from initial build through...more multiple sea landing campaigns. o Responsible for meeting budget, schedule, and mission readiness milestones for all initial missions o Served as "Deck Boss" on-board during landing operations first on and last off vessel for missions. Benjamin M. Kellie | 907.252.8661 | email@example.com Highlighted Projects Launch