Star Trek Writer, NASA Scientist, and Television Producer Andre Bormanis Named to the Orbital Assembly Corporation Advisory Board
Huntsville, AL…April 14, 2022 — Orbital Assembly Corporation (OAC), the only company advancing the development and operation of a commercially viable, space-based business park with gravity, has named Andre Bormanis, scientist, Star Trek TV series writer and television producer to its advisory board.
Bormanis has had a lifelong focus on space and science including as a writer, technical consultant, and producer on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise.
He is also co-author, with Dr. Logsdon, of “Emerging Policy Issues for Long-Term Human Space Exploration: Background Paper” and co-editor, also with John Logsdon, of Conference Proceedings: Emerging Policy Issues for Long-Term Human Space Exploration, by the Space Policy Institute. Bormanis has also written numerous articles on astronomy and space science.
“Andre has spent his life devoted to educating and nurturing millions of space enthusiasts adding scientific accuracy to stories of far-flung galaxies,” says Rhonda Stevenson, CEO, Orbital Assembly. “He will be an extraordinary addition and we are honored to have his science, space heritage and visionary mind on the advisory board.”
In addition to the series, Bormanis has written for a variety of television series, including the Disney animated production Tron: Uprising; the ABC Studios production Legend of the Seeker; the CBS/Warner Brothers series Eleventh Hour, and the CBS/Paramount series Threshold. More recently, he has been a writer and consultant for the Fox/National Geographic production Cosmos, and the National Geographic documentary/drama series Mars. He also wrote the narration for Centered in the Universe, a planetarium show at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, where he also serves on its board of directors.
He is currently a writer and co-executive producer on the Hulu television series The Orville, created by and starring Seth MacFarlane, and Peacock series The End is Nye, with Bill Nye, the Science Guy.
Bormanis earned an M.A. in Science, Technology, and Public Policy from the George Washington University (GWU) in 1993, under a NASA Space Grant fellowship. His thesis, focusing on the NASA planetary science exploration program, was supervised by Dr. John Logsdon, then-director of the GWU Space Policy Institute. He earned a B.S. in Physics from the University of Arizona in 1981.
About Orbital Assembly Corporation
Orbital Assembly Corporation (OAC) is the only company advancing the development and operation of the first commercially viable space-based business park with gravity that will enable humanity to work, play and thrive in the space ecosystem. Commercialization of these space parks will include manufacturing of integrated circuits, photonics, fiber optics, satellite rework, military applications, biomaterials, organ growth and pharmaceuticals. The company will also provide communications hubs and opportunities for space tourism. For more information about Orbital Assembly Corporation, please visit www.orbitalassembly.com.