NovaWurks™ Inc., a provider of high technology space products and services, announced today that Bill Crandall has been named the company’s new Chief of Advanced Projects. Crandall, previously a senior program manager at NovaWurks, will manage the growing commercial division for space-based services and technologies at NovaWurks. With more than 25 years of experience working in all aspects of aerospace-related hardware design, building and product testing, Crandall will be responsible for business development and project management in his latest role.

“Providing our clients with creative solutions is a driving factor for NovaWurks’ commercial services division,” said Talbot Jaeger, founder and Chief Technologist at NovaWurks. “Bill’s proven expertise and deep involvement in our company’s development of the Hyper-Integrated Satlet (HISat™) technology makes him the perfect choice for helping clients to build and deploy space solutions more efficiently and cost effectively than ever before.”

Prior to this appointment, Crandall led the hardware design team at NovaWurks. Before joining NovaWurks, he managed spacecraft program implementation from early design stages to real-time launch and on-orbit operations at ground stations for Boeing. In addition, he has managed procurement in the design and production of electronic and mechanical hardware for space and aircraft applications.

Crandall is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He earned a certificate in Astronautical Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles. He resides in Los Alamitos with his wife and four children.

About NovaWurks:
NovaWurks, Inc., located in Los Alamitos, California, invents, designs and creates high technology products and services for a broad range of applications for space. The NovaWurks team of designers, scientists and engineers offers a diverse background in spaceflight, consulting and research work with decades of experience in managing complex, visionary projects for government, military and corporate clients. For more information, visit