Dr. Ailor is an Aerospace Fellow with the Center for Orbital and Reentry Debris Studies at The Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, California. Dr. Ailor chaired the U.S. delegation on the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO’s) Orbital Debris working group and was instrumental in developing ISO’s first standards designed to limit the creation of orbital debris. He leads the Space Hazards Technical Committee for the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS), and established and led Aerospace’s Space Operations Support Office (SOPSO), which pioneered delivery of space situational awareness services to commercial and foreign satellite operators. He contributed to the International Academy of Astronautics’ 2008 Cosmic Study Space Debris Environment Remediation. Dr. Ailor holds three patents, one of which is for the Aerospace Corporation’s Reentry Breakup Recorder (REBR), a small, lightweight device that collected and returned data collected during the breakup of a space vehicle reentering the Earth’s atmosphere. This data, the first such data ever recorded, has helped normalize reentry hazard prediction models worldwide.