William A. Clark is the Chief Systems Engineer - Space and Launch Systems at SAS. In this role, Bill leads a diverse team of engineers to conduct precision work and guide SAS clients in the development and integration of launch systems and human spaceflight safety and reliability.
Bill has over 25 years of national and international space vehicle development experience with such companies such as Rockwell, Lockheed Martin and ITT. He has expertise in the areas of Controls and Avionics Systems, Space Instrument Communication, Launch Vehicle and Payload Integration. He has a broad Avionics and Systems Engineering background and has held key influential roles on such programs as Small ICBM, Atlas III, EELV-Atlas V, and Antares inaugural launch vehicles; NASA’s Flight Tele-robotic Servicer and GOES-R Imager.
His expertise spans across the domains of Chief Engineer and Program Management and he has developed a wealth of experience in Former Soviet Union rocket engines and launch vehicle avionics integration. Additionally, Bill served at Lockheed Martin and ITT in various technical leadership and chief engineer roles.
Mr. Clark attended the Purdue University, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering and performed graduate studies in Electrical Engineering at the University of Colorado.