Space Shuttle Astronaut, USA
Stephen Oswald is the Chief Operating Officer for Information Solutions, a division within the Boeing Network & Space Systems business of Boeing Defense, Space & Security. In this role he is responsible for managing the division’s day to day operations.
Previously he was Vice President and General Manager of Intelligence and Security Systems, another division of Boeing Network & Space Systems. He has also acted as Vice President and Program Manager of Boeing’s Space Shuttle Program, supporting United Space Alliance and NASA in the operation of the shuttle system.
He rose to the rank of Rear Admiral (retired) in the US Navy and before joining Boeing in 2001 he served as Deputy Commander of the JTF-CNO, a Washington based Joint Task Force for Computer Network Operations.
He joined NASA in 1996 as Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Operations. During his careers with the Navy and NASA he served as a tactical pilot, test pilot, space shuttle astronaut and senior executive. As an astronaut he flew three space shuttle missions and piloted two missions about the Discovery in 1992 & 1993. He commanded STS-67 aboard the Endeavour in March 1995.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from the US Naval Academy.