Moriba is a renowned astrodynamicist and space environmentalist. He is an associate professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Texas at Austin, and Co-founder and Chief Scientist at Privateer. Moriba specializes in orbit determination and prediction, as related to space situational awareness and space traffic monitoring. He was a spacecraft navigator at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory for missions to Mars. He is a Fellow of the American Astronautical Society, the Air Force Research Laboratory, the International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety and the Royal Astronomical Society. He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2022 and selected into the AIAA class of Fellows and Honorary Fellows in the year of the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11.
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