Tonm Roeder is a Space Foundation senior data analyst and editor whose work appears in The Space Report, which is considered the authoritative guide to global space activity.
Before joining the foundation in 2021, Roeder worked for nearly three decades as a newspaper reporter and editor for publications including The Gazette in Colorado Springs, where he ended his tenure as city editor. Roeder’s reporting, mainly focused on defense, space and politics, has taken him all over the globe from street fighting in Baghdad to street markets in Seoul.
He was honored as a contributing editor for a 2014 series of stories on military misconduct which garnered the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. As a reporter, he earned The George Polk Award, The Investigative Reporter’s and Editor’s Certificate and the Army’s Public Service Commendation Medal and was named an Honorary Mountie by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Roeder’s reporting has been honored with dozens of local and regional awards, including being named Colorado’s best beat reporter by the Associated Press.