An Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan Event

Dr. Lyon (Brad) King

CEO and Co-Founder
Orbion Space Technology, Inc.

Dr. Lyon King is the Co-founder and CEO of Orbion Space Technology. Orbion manufactures xenon plasma propulsion thrusters that small satellites use to maneuver in space. King, an expert in spacecraft design and plasma physics, earned his PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan. In addition to his role as CEO of Orbion, Dr. King is the Richard and Elizabeth Henes Chair of Space Systems Engineering at Michigan Technological University.