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Astronaut Audrey Powers and her Role at Blue Origin

Updated: May 24, 2022

Lewiston Auburn Senior College is pleased to announce a presentation of our Food for Thought program:

Astronaut, Audrey Powers

Friday, June 3, 2022 at 4pm.


Audrey Powers is the Vice President of Mission and 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 Shepherd program, NS-18. Previously, Audrey served as Vice President of Legal and 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 2000 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 chair of the board of directors of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation and is the executive sponsor of Blue Origins New Mercury Business Resource Group, which promotes gender diversity in the workforce at Blue Origin. To attend, email us at by noon on June 3, 2022. We will send you an email link on the morning of the event. Just click on it and you will be there.

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