Co-Founder & CTO
Jordan Noone is Relativity’s CTO and Co-Founder. At Relativity, Jordan focuses on technical direction and engineering design, including developing printing technology, launch vehicle design, propulsion design, software development and infrastructure development. Jordan also leads many Relativity initiatives including expansion of Relativity’s Stargate Factory into the rest of aerospace manufacturing, Relativity’s strategy for expanding printing technology off-planet and the ability of Relativity’s factory flexibly to scale to a wide range of rocket sizes.
Jordan has had a lifelong interest in aerospace, including the design and build of spaceflight hardware at the age of 18 while at the University of Southern California, and becoming the first student and youngest individual in the world to get Federal Aviation Administration clearance to fly a rocket to space (150 kilometer altitude) while leading USC’s Rocket Propulsion Lab. In 2015, he started Relativity when 22 years old. He has been chosen for “30 Under 30” by Forbes, Business Insider and Inc. Magazine.
He received a BS in Aerospace Engineering and dropped out of a BS in Biophysics, both from University of Southern California. Outside of Relativity, Jordan is active in promoting STEM education worldwide with the US Department of State.