Dan Thomas ’90 (CLAS)
Dan Thomas ’90 (CLAS) is an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He recently completed a two-year detail as lead counsel to the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate. In that position he was responsible for legal advice on all human spaceflight matters, including missions to the International Space Station, development of commercial crew vehicles with Boeing and SpaceX, astronaut programs, and future missions to Mars. Dan is also a reserve JAG in the United States Air Force. He is currently assigned to the Pentagon as a Deputy Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.