Prior to founding Mission Control Mr. Reid held several positions for a major Canadian space company as a systems designer and project manager. He has been a lead designer on three rover prototypes for the Canadian Space Agency and was a systems and electrical designer and operations engineer on the Space Shuttle Program. In this capacity Mr. Reid was a mission controller for ten of the last 12 Space Shuttle missions at Mission Control at NASA JSC. He also conducted numerous testing and verification activities at NASA KSC. Mr. Reid has degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics from Queen’s University and is currently wrapping up a Master’s degree in Technology Innovation Management at Carleton University. Mr. Reid is also a graduate of the International Space University’s Space Studies program and returns to ISU annually to support the Robotic Planetary Exploration Analogue Mission activity which he co-created.