Your Competitive Edge
During Dynamic Times
Advancing American innovation and leadership in space.
We work with government, academia and industry to create winning bids, credible plans, and mission success. We offer consulting services ranging from bid strategy, program formulation, technology development, mission design, proposal review, and program review. We will work with your organization to respond powerfully to today's competitive environment.
We are a small business leveraging decades of experience in space science research, working with the aerospace industry, managing large R&D portfolios, and driving science and technology policy in academic and government organizations. BoldlyGo Enterprises brings deep scientific, management, budget and technical expertise to your project, proposal or portfolio.
Dr. Jon Morse is President of BoldlyGo Enterprises. He has more than 15 years of leadership experience in space missions, space-focused organizations, and science and innovation policy. He served as Director of the Astrophysics Division in the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters from 2007-2011, leading a strategic re-organization of the Division and overseeing the successful completion and launch of several space observatories including the Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope, Hubble Servicing Mission 4, the Kepler planet-finding telescope, and the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. Prior to that he served as a Senior Policy Analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy with a portfolio encompassing physical sciences and engineering at NSF, DOE, NASA and NIST. Before joining the government, he was Project Scientist for the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph, an instrument that was installed on the Hubble Space Telescope during Servicing Mission 4 in 2009.
A well-published astrophysicist, his academic leadership experience includes roles as Associate Director of the Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy at the University of Colorado at Boulder and most recently as Associate Vice President for Research for Physical Sciences & Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a Harvard graduate and earned his PhD from the Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.