SpaceX: Free Enterprise and The Final Frontier

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Friday January 24, 2014
      2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Clough Commons 102
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Contact

Fariah Majmundar

fariah.majmundar@inta.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.

Full Summary: SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.

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  • Stephanie Bednarek Stephanie Bednarek
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SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.

Stephanie Bednarek is the Government Affairs Manager at Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) which designs, manufactures, and launches the world's most advanced rockets and spacecraft. In this role, she manages all aspects of executive branch, legislative, state and federal agency affairs including strategy, policy development, and research.

Prior to joining SpaceX, Stephanie held positions at the George Washington University Space Policy Institute, Space Foundation, Space Studies Board at the National Research Council, Aerospace Industries Association, and Orbital Sciences Corp.

Stephanie is on the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast and was appointed as the Public Policy Chair of the AIAA National Capital Section. She previously served as the Vice President of Programs for Women in Aerospace and as the Commercial Space Chair of the Aerospace Industries Association. She is an active member of the Washington Space Business Round Table and the American Astronomical Society.

Stephanie received a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Virginia and an M.A. in science and technology policy from George Washington University. She also studied at the International Space University.

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In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
economics, free enterprise, Policy, space, SpaceX
Status
  • Created By: Vince Pedicino
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jan 15, 2014 - 10:45am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:23pm