an Explore Mars Event

May 16-18, 2023

The National Academy of Sciences Building

Washington D.C.

Bruce Morris

Sierra Space | Sr. Director, Business Development

Bruce Morris serves as Sr. Director for Business Development at Sierra Space in the Destinations organization. He is responsible for leading the team in pursuit of Civil Space Opportunities, with a focus on NASA Human Space Flight Programs.

Located in Huntsville, Bruce is the Sierra Space Lead to the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center for the development of teaming Opportunities, and across NASA he is currently engaged in multiple Capture efforts that will take advantage of the product lines Sierra Space is developing. Bruce is also responsible for leading and participating in cross-organization Business Development/Capture coordination.

Before joining Sierra Space, Mr. Morris was the Senior Director for BD/GM for the RUAG company (US). Bruce oversaw the development of the manufacturing facilities and team in Alabama as well as leading Capture on several opportunities including the win by RUAG for manufacturing of the Largest composite structural article NASA has ever flown – the Universal Stage Adapter (USA) which will fly on SLS for Artemis 3.

During his 28 year career at NASA,  Bruce received numerous awards including the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal. Mr. Morris also serves on several different Boards and Committees, including 2 International Astronautics Committees (Technical) and the Huntsville National Space Club Board.

His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Aero Engineering from The Ohio State University and a Master of Science in Industrial  from the University of Central Florida. He  has three adult children with his wife, Terri

NASA has contracted Sierra Space’s Dream Chaser® spaceplane for a minimum of seven resupply missions to the International Space Station. The company is also building a three-story habitation and science module called LIFE™, which will provide ample room for astronauts to live and work on board the world’s first commercial space station, Orbital Reef.