Charity Weeden Vice President of Global Space Policy Astroscale


Charity joined Astroscale U.S. in July 2019. She coordinates and synchronizes Astroscale’s global policy efforts towards spaceflight safety and long-term space sustainability.

Charity brings a rich experience in aerospace operations, advocacy, and diplomacy. She is a 23-year veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force, was previously Senior Director of Policy at the Satellite Industry Association, and formed a consulting business to support the space industry.

Charity serves as the Chair of the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee, is a fellow of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, and is a mentor for the Brooke Owens Fellowship.

Charity received her Bachelor of Engineering in mechanical engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and a Master of Science in space science from the University of North Dakota. She is an alumnus of the International Space University Summer Session Program.