AST, Flight Systems Engineer | NASA
AST, Flight Systems Engineer
Kenton Fisher is a flight systems engineer within the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Division at the Johnson Space Center. Currently, his work supports various engineering and research initiatives within ARES, including proposal development for science and technology projects. He serves as the lab manger for the Advanced Concepts for Exploration (ACE) lab, which focuses on prototype development for flight hardware. Kenton is also an operator for the Hermes payload that is installed on the International Space Station (ISS). As a member of the Hermes team he was responsible for the design and build of the payload vacuum system, which interacts directly with the vacuum resource system on the ISS. Previously, he worked on the development of flight projects such as the Space Debris Sensor (SDS) and also has experience in schedule management and risk tracking for technology development projects. His educational background is in systems engineering and industrial operations.