Brand Norman Griffin

Program Manager, Genesis Engineering Solutions
Member of AIAA Space Architecture Technical Committee (SATC)


Brand Griffin is the Program Manager for a Single-Person Spacecraft at Genesis Engineering Solutions. Before joining Genesis, he supported NASA’s Advanced Concepts Office at the Marshall Spaceflight Center where he participated in the analysis and design of lunar bases and deep space habitats. Formerly, he worked with Boeing as the lead configurator for Space Station Freedom and Habitation Module Manager. Among his innovative designs are an open-cockpit lunar hopper, wheeled-landing pressurized rover, a horizontal lunar lander, and the Skylab II deep space habitat. His next generation space suit was on display for 10 years at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. Mr. Griffin has authored over 35 technical publications and numerous articles in books and periodicals. He was co-chair of the System Architecture and Mission Design Department at International Space University and was on the faculties of Tulane University, Rice University, and the University of Washington. He is a pilot and has conducted numerous neutral buoyancy tests in NASA EMU space suit.


Master of Architecture, Rice University

Master of Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts

Bachelor of Architecture, Washington State University


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