Brent Sherwood is a space architect with 27 years of professional experience in the space industry. He led human-exploration concept-engineering and program-development teams at Boeing for 17 years. At the Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 2005, he is Program Manager for solar system mission formulation. His teams create and propose mission concepts to NASA for scientific exploration throughout the solar system. He has professional degrees in architecture and in aerospace engineering, from Yale and the University of Maryland. He has published and presented over 50 papers on the exploration, development, and settlement of space.