Mark A. Sturza, President at 3C Systems Company, is an internationally recognized consultant in satellite systems. He was a member of the Teledesic founding team (Gates–McCaw “internet in the sky”), and technical lead for the Eagle River (Craig McCaw) due diligence leading to ICO’s emergence from bankruptcy. Mark has served as a technical advisor to Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Viasat. He holds a BS in Applied Mathematics from Caltech, a MSEE from USC, and an MBA from Pepperdine University. Mark is a Senior Member of the IEEE and of the AIAA. He holds a General Radiotelephone Operator License from the FCC.
Space is at risk of developing the equivalent of the ocean’s “drifting island of plastic.” Unless we act now, we may find that, as with climate change, we wish we had acted much sooner.