United Launch Alliance
As a mission manager at United Launch Alliance, Caleb Weiss is responsible for the overall integration and planning of some of the nation’s most important space missions. This involves leading a team of engineers to provide cross functional integration in Mission Design, Control Dynamics, Guidance Systems, Thermal Control, Structural Dynamics and Aerodynamics.
Weiss is currently the Atlas V Starliner mission manager which is part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. This program includes an uncrewed test light followed by a crewed test light with NASA Astronauts on board. He has played a crucial role in the technical and programmatic integration of the launch vehicle and spacecraft, ensuring Atlas V is ready to take astronauts safely to the International Space Station (ISS). After the test lights, the program will begin lying regular missions to transport astronauts to and from the ISS.
Prior to his current role, Weiss was an Engineering Integration manager and a systems engineer at ULA where he supported multiple Department of Defense and NASA missions. Weiss holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering, both from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Weiss is active in his community and devotes time outside of work to volunteer, usually focusing on STEM events and youth issues. He and his family live in Aurora, Colorado, and enjoy getting outside to hike, bike, and ski throughout Colorado, as well as travel to destinations in the U.S. and around the world.