Charlie Bengston, president of engineering, aerospace and mission systems at ASRC Federal, has been elected to join the Maryland Space Business Roundtableâ€™s board of directors.
Bengston brings his 25-year aerospace industry experience to represent Marylandâ€™s academic and space business community as part of his new role, the company said.
Prior to his current role at ASRC, Bengston served as director of the firmâ€™s Mid-Atlantic engineering services. He has assisted the companyâ€™s growth since its establishment in 1998.
â€œHaving been associated with the MSBR for the last 15 years, I look forward to further serving the organization, the Maryland space community and continuing to build [science, technology, engineering and mathematics] educational outreach as it is vitally important to the future of space exploration,â€ Bengston said.
MSBR seeks to help universities, businesses and personnel within Marylandâ€™s technology and aerospace communities.