ROCKLIN, Calif. (Orbital Assembly Corporation PR) — Orbital Assembly Company (OAC), the only company promoting the development and operation of a commercially viable space-based activity park with gravity, has named Andre Bormanis, scientist, Star Trek television writer and television producer to its advisory board .
Bormanis has focused his entire life on space and science, including serving as a writer, technical consultant, and producer on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Company.
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: Space Exploration, by the Space Policy Institute. Bormanis has also written numerous articles on astronomy and space science.
“André has spent his life educating and nurturing millions of space enthusiasts by adding scientific precision to stories of distant galaxies,” said Rhonda Stevenson, CEO of Orbital Assembly. “He will be an amazing addition and we are honored to have his science, his space heritage and his visionary spirit on the advisory board.”
In addition to the series, Bormanis has written for a variety of television series, including Disney’s 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. Most recently, he served as 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.
He is currently the writer and co-executive producer of the Hulu television series The Orville, created by and starring Seth MacFarlane, and the Peacock series The End is Nye, starring Bill Nye, the Science Guy.
Bormanis earned a master’s degree in science, technology, and public policy from George Washington University (GWU) in 1993, as part of a NASA Space Grant. His thesis, which focused on NASA’s planetary science exploration program, was supervised by Dr. John Logsdon, then director of the GWU Space Policy Institute. He earned a BS in physics from the University of Arizona in 1981.
About Orbital Assembly Corporation
Orbital Assembly Company (OAC) is the only company promoting the development and operation of the first commercially viable gravity-fed space activity park that will allow humanity to work, play and thrive in the space ecosystem. Commercialization of these space parks will include integrated circuit manufacturing, photonics, fiber optics, satellite rework, military applications, biomaterials, organ growth and pharmaceuticals. The company will also provide communication centers and opportunities for space tourism. For more information about Orbital Assembly Corporation, please visit www.orbitalassembly.com.