chief technologist

NOV. 3 2022 — The Artemis-1 rocket is rolled out from the Vehicle Assembly Building en route to Launch Pad 39B shortly after midnight at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Photo by GREGG NEWTON/AFP via Getty Images).

NASA appoints A.C. Charania as chief technologist

The innovation leader joins the agency from industry, where most recently he was vice president of product development at Reliable Robotics.
Arianespace’s Ariane 5 rocket, with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope onboard, on the launch pad at Europes Spaceport in the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana on December 23, 2021. (Photo by Bill Ingalls / NASA via Getty Images)

NASA to hire chief technologist who can improve commercial partnerships

Associate Administrator Bhavya Lal says the agency will consider candidates for the job from Silicon Valley and the venture capital industry.