Log in

The International Aviation Club is monitoring the status of COVID-19, including updates from the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as other national and local government authorities, and are following their guidance with regards to hosting in-person events.

Fireside Chat: Audrey Powers, Vice President, New Shepard Mission & Flight Operations, Blue Origin

  • December 14, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Webinar, Access Information Sent Upon Registration
  • 448

Registration


Register


Audrey Powers
Vice President, New Shepard Mission & Flight Operations, Blue Origin

Moderator: Di Reimold, Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety, Federal Aviation Administration; Board Member, International Aviation Club of Washington, DC

Cost

Members: No charge for current IAC members to participate in this program.

Nonmembers: $25 (Not a member? Click here to join)

Note: We are using the Zoom webinar platform to deliver this program. Attendees can access via the Zoom app or a browser. Access information will be sent upon registration.

About the Speaker

Audrey Powers is the Vice President of Mission & Flight Operations for Blue Origin where she is responsible for New Shepard flight operations and training, vehicle maintenance, and launch complex infrastructure at Launch Site One. Audrey is also an astronaut, having flown on the second human flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard program, NS-18.

Previously, Audrey served as Vice President of Legal & Compliance for Blue Origin, overseeing a wide variety of legal matters, including regulatory affairs, legislative and policy matters, supplier and customer negotiations and management, maritime law, crisis response, and legal operations.

Audrey received a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical engineering from Purdue University in 1999 and worked as an engineer for almost 10 years prior to becoming a lawyer. As a guidance and controls engineer, she was a flight controller for NASA with 2,000 hours of console time in Mission Control for the International Space Station Program. After leaving NASA she supported government satellite programs for Lockheed Martin and received a Juris Doctor in 2008 from Santa Clara University School of Law.

Audrey previously served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation and is the Executive Sponsor of Blue Origin’s New Mercury Business Resource Group, which promotes gender diversity in the workforce at Blue Origin.


© 2021 International Aviation Club of Washington, D.C.  All rights reserved.

CONTACT US:

 Email: info@iacwashington.org
Phone: 571.351.6855
Mailing Address: 2800 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 210, Alexandria, VA 22314