By David Patton - May 30, 2017
A chief executive officer of Stratolaunch, he is working to make access to space more convenient, reliable and routine. Floyd has more than thirty years of industry experience and is uniquely qualified to oversee and lead the testing and evaluation phase of the carrier aircraft.
Floyd is a seasoned aerospace professional who has experience leading air launched space vehicle, launch operations, and spacecraft programs. A graduate of the US Air Force Academy, Floyd’s legacy in space began on active duty in the Air Force and continued as the program manager for Orbital’s Pegasus system. Most recently, Floyd was vice president and general manager for the civil and defense division at Orbital ATK, where he managed P&L responsibilities of Human Space Systems, National Security Space, Science and Environmental, and Advanced Flight Systems.