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Jason Held

Dr Jason Held

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Saber Astronautics; External Contributor

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Dr Jason Held is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Saber Astronautics.

Prior to founding Saber Astronautics, Dr. Held was a US Army Major for US Space Command and deployed internationally in support of military missions. He was a lead instructor at the Interservice Space Fundamentals Course and an engineer at Army Space and Missile Command Battle Lab. He conducted flight software for the Wide Field Camera 3 of the Hubble Space Telescope and testing for the International Space Station

Dr. Held lectured for the IRS Space Station Design Workshop, University of New South Wales, and International Space University. He led a research expedition in the high Canadian Arctic and co-founded the Delta-V SpaceHub, the University of Sydney space engineering laboratory.  He currently is on advisory committees for space startups in the US and Australia, chairing many.

The Australian government selected Dr Held for the “Expert Reference Group” to design their Space Agency.  He also advises international think tanks Global Access Partners, NSI, and the Economist.