Chris Hadfield

Chris Hadfield is a member of the Momentus Board of Directors. Mr. Hadfield currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Chris Hadfield Inc., a promotional company, which he founded in July 2013. He is a retired astronaut, engineer, and former pilot in the Canadian Royal Air Force, from which he retired as a colonel. He has served on three space flights, becoming the first Canadian to walk in space in 2001 and serving as Commander of the International Space Station in 2013. In his career as an astronaut, Mr. Hadfield has served in numerous senior roles related to advanced research and technology development and worked closely with Canadian, U.S., and Russian space agencies. Mr. Hadfield’s military career includes roles as a fighter pilot for the Canadian Armed Forces and the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), and a test pilot for the U.S. Air Force, US Navy, and NASA. He received a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario, and an M.S. degree in Aviation Systems from the University of Tennessee.