an Explore Mars Event

May 16-18, 2023

The National Academy of Sciences Building

Washington D.C.

Matt Duggan

Boeing | Mission Management & Operations Manager

Matthew Duggan is currently the Boeing Manager for Exploration and leads advanced development projects on extending human presence to cislunar space and Mars, including defining mission architectures, developing enabling technologies and creating international cooperation.

Previously, be began work developing assembly and activation procedures for the International Space Station (ISS) in 1990.  In 1997, he joined The Boeing Company to continue preparation for the assembly of ISS and was named an initial Mission Evaluation Manager responsible for leading real-time Space Station assembly operations in the ISS Mission Evaluation Room.  In 2005, he became the ISS Mission Operations manager, responsible for leading real-time, on-orbit sustaining engineering support to the ISS. At the completion of ISS assembly in 2011, he was named the ISS Systems Integration manager, responsible for leading ISS technical integration across all ISS system teams.  In 2013, he became the ISS Integrated Analysis manager, responsible for structural, thermal, electrical, life support, avionics and human factors analysis for the ISS program and also started leading deep space exploration projects.

He graduated in 1988 from Texas A&M University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and in 1990 from Texas A&M University with an MS in Mechanical Engineering.