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Mark Hempsell

Mark Hempsell is a UK aerospace engineer and CEO of Hempsell Astronautics Ltd.[1] which is currently designing that Universal Space Interface Standard (USIS), a system which aims to standardise berthing, docking and attachment of satellites and other spacecraft.[2] Mark formerly worked at Reaction Engines Limited,[3][4] where he was a member of the board of directors as the Future Programmes Director.[5]

He has a BSc in Physics from Imperial college and Masters in Astronomy and Astronautics from Hatfield university.[5] As a Business Development Manager he ran infrastructure studies on launch systems (BAe HOTOL, MacDonnell Douglas Delta Clipper), European space stations and the BAe Multirole Capsule).[5]

He was the president of the British Interplanetary Society from 1997 to 2000, and was editor of the JBIS periodical from 2005-2009[5]

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  1. ^ "Hempsell Astronautics Company Information". Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "USIS Association". Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "CNN Skylon Article". CNN. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Reaction Engines Ltd. News". Reaction Engines. 4 December 2013. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d "British Interplanetry Society Archives". Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
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