Glen “Tony” A. Robertson has ~40 years of experience in propulsion, working as a jet mechanic in the Navy (1974-1978), as a solid propulsion test lead for the Naval Weapons Center at China Lake, CA (1984-1987), as an Aerospace Technologist in the Propulsion Directorate at the NASA – Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL (1987-2018) on the Space Shuttle solid rocket boosters and main liquid engines. While at the MSFC, he helped establish the Advanced Propulsion Research Center and conducted/supported many advanced propulsion projects. Before retiring from NASA in 2018, he supported the Valve and Thrust Vector control groups on the SLS program.

Tony holds 10 patents and has published over 20 papers on propulsion and power generation. He established and was president (2008 – 2011) of the Non-Profit, Institute for the Advanced Studies in the Space Propulsion and Energy Sciences, which was established to hold the Science, Propulsion, and Energy Sciences International Forum – for which he was the chair. In 2017 he established and is president of the Non-Profit, Exotic Propulsion Organization, which was established to investigate the basic physics of future space propulsion concepts.

Tony holds a BS in Physics and Mathematics (1984) from the University of North Alabama and a MS in Operations Research with a minor in Project Management (1993) from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Tony currently works as a Senior Aerospace Technologist for Kepler Aeroapce, and is tasked with studying, determining and testing proprietary materials that lose weight when they are electrically charged.