David B. Spencer

Dr. David Spencer is a Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University.  His research areas include: spacecraft dynamics and controls, trajectory optimization, space systems engineering, and theoretical and applied astrodynamics.

He is a Fellow of the American Astronautical Society, an Associate Fellow of the AIAA, and a Corresponding Member of the IAA.

Dr. Spencer received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky, an M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Purdue University, an M.B.A. from Penn State, and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from the University of Colorado at Boulder.