Biography - Kieran Carroll

Kieran CarrollKieran Carroll

VP Technology
SPACE Canada

Dr. Kieran A. Carroll is a Canadian aerospace engineer, with a Ph.D.from the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies, earned studying dynamics and control as applied to very large satellites, applicable to the control of GW-scale solar power satellites. He has built up a successful satellite equipment business, including being the mission and system architect for the successful MOST space astronomy mission, which when launched in 2003 became the first new Canadian science satellite in 35 years. He was a founding Director and is a Past-President of the Canadian Space Society, in which capacity he co-authored the successful program proposal which led to the creation of the Canadian Space Agency’s current Space Exploration Program. He currently is Chief Technology Officer for a geophysics exploration company, Gedex, wherein he leads development of gravity gradiometer sensor systems for airborne and space applications. He serves SPACE Canada as VP Technology.


Symposium Panelists & Presentations
Quirks & Quarks Interviews

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Symposium Sponsors

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these progressive organizations:
International Astronautical Federation (IAF)
International Astronautical Federation (IAF)



Symposium Speakers

George Dietrich, President, SPACE Canada
John Mankins, CO-Chair, IAA Study Group
Nobuyuki Kaya, CO-Chair, IAA Study Group

International Policy Forum
Bob McDonald, Master of Ceremonies
Hon. John Milloy,
Marc Garneau

Dan Fortin, Key Note Speaker

PANEL: Space-Based Solutions to Earth-Bound Problems
Richard Peltier
Bryan Erb
Wael Almazeedi

PANEL: From Space Research to Commercialization
Ted Hewitt
Kieran Carroll
Robert Zee

PRESENTATION: Entrepreneurs in Space
Bob Richards

PANEL: Space Policy
John Siebert
Ram Jakhu

MEDIA PANEL: Political Will and
Public Perception

Peter Calamai
Stephen Strauss
Iain Carson
Alanna Mitchell