President & CEO, Altius Space Machines, Inc.
Jonathan Goff is the President and CEO of Altius Space Machines, Inc., a Broomfield, CO-based space robotics and satellite servicing company, and is also the Vice President of On-Orbit Servicing at Altius’s parent company, Voyager Space Holdings, Inc. At Altius, Jonathan has led efforts over the past decade to develop the interfaces, and robotic systems needed for affordable satellite servicing, including Altius’s support of DARPA’s Phoenix Technologies project in 2012-2013, and Altius’s effort to develop and flight-qualify DogTag™ universal grapple fixtures for the OneWeb satellite constellation.
Prior to founding Altius, Jonathan was a co-founder and lead propulsion engineer at Masten Space Systems, a reusable suborbital rocket company based in Mojave, CA. At Masten, Jonathan was part of the team that won the Northrup Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge in 2009. In addition to his professional work on reusable launch vehicles, space robotics, and satellite servicing, Jonathan is also a published space technologist with several papers on orbital propellant depots and the orbital dynamics associated with using them.
Jonathan has a BS in Manufacturing Engineering (1999) and an MS in Mechanical Engineering (2007), both from Brigham Young University, Provo.