Rob Schwarz is the Chief Technology Officer at Momentus, and is responsible for the vision and technical direction of the full line of Momentus products. Rob has a background in spacecraft systems engineering and management, product management, and innovation. Prior to joining Momentus, Rob spent 20 years at Space Systems Loral (now part of Maxar) and Orbital Sciences (now part of Northrop Grumman) working on various commercial and government space projects. Rob was Executive Director of Systems Engineering at SSL from 2010-2015 and then moved to Product Management before becoming CTO of the Maxar Space Division in 2018. He joined Momentus in early 2020 as CTO. Rob holds a BS degree in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University ('95) and a MS degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT ('97).