Moon Village Association (MVA)Vice President President, ARTEMIS Innovation Management Solutions • Vice President

John C. Mankins is President of Artemis Innovation Management Solutions LLC and of Mankins Space Technology, Inc. and a Director of Solar Space Technologies. He is Vice President of the Moon Village Association and is a Dean and Professor at the on-line Kepler Space Institute. While at NASA and JPL, Mankins held numerous positions, including as Chief Technologist for Human Exploration and Development of Space at NASA HQ, where he received the NASA Exceptional Technology Achievement Medal.

He holds a B.S. (HMC), an M.S. (UCLA) and an MBA (Claremont Graduate University). He is a member of the AAAS and the International Academy of Astronautics, and is the chair of the IAF Space Power Committee. Mankins is known for writing the definitions of the Technology Readiness Levels and as the world’s leading expert in the field of “Space Solar Power”.