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Dr. E. Glenn Lightsey

David Lewis Professor of Space Systems Technology

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620 Cherry St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30332
United States

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ESM 110 A/B
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Dr. Glenn Lightsey is Director of the Space Systems Design Lab and Director of the Center for Space Technology And Research at Georgia Tech. His research program focuses on the technology of small satellites, including: guidance, navigation, and control systems; attitude determination and control; formation flying, satellite swarms, and satellite networks; cooperative control; proximity operations and unmanned spacecraft rendezvous; space based Global Positioning System receivers; radionavigation; visual navigation; propulsion; satellite operations; and space systems engineering.

Dr. Lightsey has authored and co-authored more than 140 technical articles and publications, including four book chapters. He is an AIAA Fellow and a Founding Member of the AIAA Small Satellite Technical Committee. He is Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Small Satellites. Dr. Lightsey has received the Institute of Navigation’s Tycho Brahe Award, the AIAA’s Mechanics and Control of Flight award, and the American Society of Engineering Education’s J. Leland Atwood Teaching Excellence Award.