Eric Harkleroad, NSS Space Ambassador

Eric Harkleroad

Eric Harkleroad has served as a Space Ambassador for several years. He works in the aerospace industry as a systems engineer. Eric previously served as a crew member for a two-week rotation at the Mars Society’s Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS). Eric holds a Master of Engineering in Mechanical & Aerospace and a Bachelor’s degree in Physics.

Areas of Presentation Specialization

  • Mars In-situ Resource Utilization (ISRU)


  • Resources for Mars Exploration & Settlement
  • Imagining Places to Live in our Solar System

Location: Malden, MA, USA (Boston metro)
Available for Virtual Presentations: Yes
Available for In-Person Presentations: Yes, with travel compensation.To request a Space Ambassador presentation, use the Space Ambassadors Contact Form