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A.C. Charania named as NASA’s chief technologist

February 2023
A.C. Charania named as NASA’s chief technologist NASA has named Atlanta native A.C. Charania as its new chief technologist to serve as principal advisor on technology policy and programs at the agency’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Charania, who served as vice president of product strategy at Reliable Robotics, was also associated with Blue Origin to mature its lunar permanence strategy, the Blue Moon lunar lander program, and multiple technology initiatives at NASA. Besides working for the Virgin Galactic (now Virgin Orbit) LauncherOne small satellite launch vehicle program, he also served in multiple management and technology roles at SpaceWorks Enterprises. Charania led the formation of the FastForward industry group focused on high-speed point-to-point transportation, was a NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts fellow, and served on the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group Commercial Advisory Board.
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