Aaron Davis


Aaron has a B.A in Intelligence Studies from American Military University and served on active duty with the United States Marine Corps as an Aviation Ordnance Technician. He has been an aircraft and space enthusiast for his entire life. Aaron lives in Montana and spends his time thinking up new and interesting inventions and innovations. An avid reader he enjoys both genres of books Sci-fi and non-fiction. He has an unbridled depth of commitment to his team members and their mission. He is committed to making the Human Species a space faring civilization and to the development of technologies that make that possible. He finds novel hardships to be rewarding and challenging. He also loves Dogs and regards Cats as keepers of human pets.


Favorite quote: A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.


-Robert A. Heinlein

Meet the MARS team

Scott Stegman


Scott holds a B.S. in Astrophysics, a minor is Physics and enough extra credits for a masters. He has worked for a few startups and some of the biggest aerospace companies in the world.  His lifelong dream is to go to outer space, and maybe be one of the first humans to walk on another planet. Scott's hobbies include motorcycles, sailing, surfing, snowboarding, camping, hiking, and most of all tinkering.  He has a passion for exploring the world and to date has been to 49 countries.  He takes his cat, Pablo, just about everywhere with him, even motorcycle riding and camping. 


Favorite quote: The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.


-Albert Einstein

Mountain Aerospace Research Solutions is a forward leaning company that is focused on making the next generation of Space Technologies. Speed of iteration and depth of skill are the hallmarks of our organization. Every member of our team is focused on delivering the absolute best in reliable and robust space hardware.  We are people developing technology for the benefit of our clients and humanity at large.


We are currently looking for extremely talented, passionate, forward thinking individuals in the following areas:


  • Materials science
  • Energetics and combustion
  • Manufacturing
  • Extreme pressure hydraulics and vacuum
  • Control systems and electronics

Interested candidates should send their resume and brief cover letter to the general contact email.  You must currently be a US Citizen or Greencard holder to apply.

Sylvester Kaczmarek


Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Space are changing the way we think about problems. Sylvester Kaczmarek works to make advanced intelligent technology become a reality - to permeate our lives and the applications and services we live with. Sylvester is a London & San Francisco-based award-winning entrepreneur with experience as an executive, angel investor, technologist, product leader, advisor, AI researcher, board member, lecturer, and consultant.


Sylvester's Current Research work includes safe autonomy, Adaptive sensing, Design of exploration strategies and multi-robot coordination, Behaviour-based autonomous systems, Analysis and modeling the behavior of autonomous systems, Human-in-the-loop systems, Multi-sensor fusion, Multimodal signal processing, Context sensitivity, and Multi-sensor active sensing.