Mike Snead, P.E.

Professional engineer and author focused on space-based solar power and astrologistics

James Michael Snead is an aerospace engineer focusing on space solar power-generated astroelectricity and the space logistics or astrologistics required to undertake building the space solar power systems. He is a registered Professional Engineer and an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Mr. Snead worked for nearly 40 years as a civilian employee of the U.S. Air Force. During that time, he worked on the Air Force Transatmospheric Vehicle studies, the National Aerospace Plane program, and the Delta Clipper – Experimental or DC-X program—all focused on achieving fully-reusable, aircraft-like human space access. Currently, Mr. Snead advocates for an American and worldwide transition to sustainable energy primarily using space solar power-generated astroelectricity.