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Derek Hodgins

Director, Strategy & Business Development, Lunar Infrastructure Services, Lockheed Martin

Derek Hodgins leads Strategic Integration for Lockheed Martin Commercial Civil Space, and is Director of Strategy & Business Development for Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Lunar Infrastructure Services enterprise. In this capacity, he is responsible for leading the Corporation’s Lunar Mobility Vehicle (LMV) initiative, a commercially-developed vehicle being built in partnership with General Motors and MDA.  

Previously, Mr. Hodgins was Director of Business Development for Human Exploration and Operations at Northrop Grumman. In that role, he was responsible for all aspects of NG’s efforts from Low Earth Orbit to deep-space, including Cygnus Commercial ISS Resupply, the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO), Commercial LEO, and other space communications and transportation systems, until 2020.  

Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Mr. Hodgins led Strategic Investments Division planning of Human Exploration and Space Technology at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., served as a Flight Controller in Mission Control for the Space Shuttle, and as a Systems Engineer on numerous NASA robotic spacecraft.  

Mr. Hodgins graduated from Syracuse University with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, from the University of Michigan with an M.E. in Space Systems Engineering, and from George Washington University with an M.B.A.


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