- Senior Vice President
- Engineering, Aerospace and Mission Systems - Civil Operations
Scott Altman is senior vice president of civil operations for the ASRC Federal Engineering, Aerospace and Mission Systems (EAMS) operating group. Altman is responsible for the group’s financial and technical performance, providing leadership in setting and executing operating plans and delivering on commitments to NASA, NOAA and FAA customers.
Prior to joining the ASRC Federal family of companies in 2010, Altman had a distinguished career with NASA and the Navy. The former astronaut and 2018 Astronaut Hall of Fame inductee is a veteran of four space flights, logging over 51 days in space. He also logged more than 7,000 hours in over 40 types of aircraft and was awarded the Navy Air Medal for his role as a strike leader flying over Southern Iraq in support of Operation Southern Watch. Altman also served as chief for the Astronaut Office and as NASA Headquarters deputy director, Requirements Division of the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate.
Altman received his bachelor’s degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from the University of Illinois, and was commissioned as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy in August 1981. He holds a master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School.