John Fuller Director, Advanced Concepts Virgin Orbit
AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum 2021
Mr. John Fuller is the Director of Advanced Concepts at Virgin Orbit in Long Beach, CA. John has been with the Virgin team since 2016, and is responsible for the conceptual, financial, and competitive evaluation of developmental programs. Prior to joining Virgin, he worked at Orbital ATK as a systems and GN&C engineer on several vehicle and spacecraft developments including the Orion Launch Abort System, Antares, Stratolaunch, OmegA, Cygnus, and Al-Yah 3 programs. Before Orbital he completed research in-residence at NASA Langley Research Center, simulating the flight dynamics and trajectories of human and robotic exploration systems including Orion, Curiosity, Odyssey, and the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. John is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina and holds degrees in Aerospace Engineering from NC State.