Dr Stuart Eves is Lead Mission Concepts Engineer for Surrey Satellite Technology Limited. He has worked in the space industry since 2004, following a 16-year career with the UK MOD.
Stuart has worked on a variety of satellite missions, including Skynet 4, Skynet 5, and TDS-1. The highlight of Stuart’s career to date was the initiation of the TopSat imaging satellite programme, which established a new world record for “resolution per mass of satellite”, and was the subject of a display in the Science Museum in London.
He has been writing on the subject of space security for several years, and is currently the industry chair of the UK’s Space Information Exchange (SPIE) forum. He has also recently completed a book entitled Space Traffic Control.
Stuart has an MSc in Astrophysics, a PhD in constellation design, and has been a Fellow of the UK’s Royal Astronomical Society for more than 25 years