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Ewan Reid

Mission Control Space Services
President and CEO
Ewan Reid is the President and CEO of Mission Control Space Services Inc. a Canadian Space Exploration and Robotics company with a focus on spacecraft operations, onboard autonomy and artificial intelligence.  Prior to founding Mission Control Ewan held several positions at Neptec Design Group including Rover Power and Electrical Lead. During his tenure in this role he was a lead designer on three rover prototypes for the Canadian Space Agency and supported a NASA/CSA lunar mission simulation on the slopes of Mauna Kea Hawaii. Previously he was a systems and electrical designer and operations engineer for Neptec’s Laser Camera System. In this capacity he was a mission controller for ten of the last 12 Space Shuttle missions at Mission Control at NASA JSC and also conducted numerous testing and verification activities at NASA KSC.  Ewan has been an invited panelist at CASI ASTRO and Canadian Space Society’s Summit and maintains an active role in guiding space exploration activities in Canada. Ewan has degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics from Queen’s University, a Master’s degree in Technology Innovation Management at Carleton University and is an alumni of the International Space University’s Space Studies Program.