Kepler Aerospace Ltd. (“Kepler”) announces today that Kenneth Doyle is joining the Kepler and Kepler SpaceCore (“KSC”) team as the Head of Kepler’s Rocket Division and Technical Liaison for its satellite launch customers. Mr. Doyle will also be joining the Advisory Board of Kepler Aerospace and Kepler SpaceCore.
March 1, 2021 – Midland, Texas – Kepler announces that Ken Doyle has joined the Kepler and Kepler SpaceCore team as the Head of our Rocket Division and Technical Liaison between Kepler and their satellite launch customers.
Mr. Doyle has over twenty years’ experience in the Rocket Business. Ken worked on the flight test vehicle for Rotary Rocket Company and was also on the support team for Orbital Sciences’ (Orbital ATK) Pegasus air launch program. He has also worked on several Experimental VTOL aircraft, performed several parachute drop tests of dummy spacecraft, and has participated in a several rocket test site creations. Ken spent over a decade at the Mojave Air and Spaceport Facility in California and then moved to the Northwest with Holder Aerospace.
While at Holder, Ken ran the rocket test stand located at the Bremerton National Airport in Kitsap County, Washington and was also the engineer that designed and built the High-altitude Chambers Complex that are located within Kepler’s Midland Spaceport Facility. Since his start in oilfield and then his life as an airline mechanic for over a dozen years last century, Ken has been creating flight and ground test hardware and facilities for several other private aerospace endeavors.
Kepler and Kepler SpaceCore are very happy to have a true rocket innovator on the Kepler team. Ken is capable of design work, from the biggest projects to the smallest details, and then getting the project built and working. His years of experience in the rocket space and his can-do attitude of rolling up his sleeves and getting the job done will greatly benefit Kepler. Mr. Doyle will also be the technical liaison between Kepler and their satellite launch customers.