David Friese
Manager, Mechanical Engineering
David Friese is the Manager of Mechanical Engineering at L.Garde. He is currently working as Chief Engineer on Sunjammer, Solar Sail Technology Demonstration Mission for NASA. David has been involved in many projects during his tenure at L.Garde, which began in January 1986, including the In-Space Propulsion Solar Sail (ISPSS) and the Inflatable Antenna Experiment (IAE). In addition to his experience at L.Garde, David worked as an Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer at the Newport Corporation.