Donald Barker  Ph.D.

Oceaneering Space Systems

db@spacearchitect.org

CURRENT POSITION
BACKGROUND
  • Previously worked for Anadarko Industries and S&K as an ISS Propulsion and GN&C System Engineer/Flight Controller at Johnson Space Center.
  • Previous positions at JSC include the ISS Program Scientist, ISS Robotics System Engineering, Crew Health Care System Engineering, ISS Operations Planning Flight Controller, ISS GN&C-Propulsion Flight Controller, Moscow mission control operations (HSG) during early phases of ISS assembly, and Space Flight Biomedical Engineering (cardiovascular, motor performance and neuroscience laboratories).
  • Other related activities and interests include: Certified Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor; Mountaineering/Extreme Environments – Colorado 14ers, Mt. Fuji, Mt. Aconcagua, and Mt. Kilimanjaro; Mars Society MDRS Crew 02; Versed in Spanish, Russian and Japanese;
  • Published articles include Earth orbiting, lunar transfer, and Mars and Moon exploration architectures and landing site selection and development.
ACADEMIC
  • 2022: Master of Science in Systems Engineering – Colorado State University (USA)
  • 2018: PhD in Planetary Geology – University of Houston (USA) Thesis: Lunar volcanic glass characterization and analysis and Mars stratigraphy and hydrology.
  • 2005: Master of Science in Space Architecture – SICSA, University of Houston (USA)
  • 2003: Master of Science in Mathematics – University of Houston – Clear Lake (USA)
  • 1995: Master of Science in Psychology – University of Houston – Clear Lake (USA)
  • 1993: Master of Science in Physics – University of Houston – Clear Lake (USA)
  • 1991: Bachelor of Science in Physics/Psychology – Colorado State University (USA)
FURTHER INFORMATION

Oceaneering Space Systems