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Vast Announces Claw Mowry as Newest Advisor

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Launcher’s Orbiter tug. Credit: Vast

Ibadan, 29 March 2024. – Vast, a space habitation technologies company, has announced the appointment of Clay Mowry as its newest Advisor. In his role as Advisor, Mowry will consequently provide guidance and counsel on the growth of Vast’s commercial space station business. Mowry’s career spans over two decades in the commercial launch, satellite, and space station sectors. Furthermore, as President of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), Mowry is a globally recognized leader in the space community, within industry and Government alike.

Vast is executing its strategy to build a robust pipeline of international commercial and Government customers for Haven-1, the world’s first commercial free-flying space station. The space executive brings a wealth of experience to inform and help refine that execution. From his time at Voyager, he has extensive expertise in the CLD market, with a track record of building international partnerships, and from his time at Blue Origin, he has unique experience pioneering sales in the human suborbital spaceflight market as well

Speaking on his appointment, Mowry said, “I am excited to join Vast as an Advisor and contribute to the company’s mission of advancing commercial space stations.” The Space executive also added, “Vast’s commitment to execution is commendable, and I look forward to collaborating with the team to drive continued growth and success in the rapidly evolving space station market.”

Likewise, Max Haot, CEO of Vast, commented, “We are happy to welcome Clay Mowry to Vast as an Advisor. Clay’s experience and insight will be instrumental as we continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible in space habitation.” The CEO also added, “His contribution will play a key role in supporting Vast’s strategic direction and driving our mission forward.”

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