Seth Potter Biography

Seth Potter

National Space Society Board of Advisors


Seth Potter holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Physics from Columbia University and a Doctorate in Applied Science from New York University. He is currently employed as a Principal Engineer/Scientist at The Boeing Company in Huntington Beach, California, where his work has included satellite servicing, space solar power, Mars exploration, lunar exploration, and communications satellites. He has written or co-written nearly 30 articles, papers, and book chapters in the fields of space solar power, space telescope servicing, wireless power transmission, advanced space missions, and energy.

In addition to being a member of the Board of Directors of the National Space Society, Seth Potter is Secretary of the Sunsat Energy Council, an organization that promotes space solar power, and is also a member of the Steering Committee of the NASA Aerospace Technology Working Group (ATWG). He is also a former president of OASIS, the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of NSS, and a former Board member of the New York City and Education chapters of NSS.


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