Photo courtesy Lockheed Martin

1:15 – 3:35pm – CAVEA Theater, Track: All

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Presents:  Deep Space Gateway in 3D.

Kat Coderre, NextSTEP Habitat Interface Working Group Lead
Kat has worked for Lockheed Martin (LM) since 2007 and currently works with the Commercial Civil Space Advanced Programs team at LM Space Systems Company as the NextSTEP Habitat Interface Working Group Lead. Prior to that she was the Systems Engineering Lead for the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) Thermal Protection System (TPS).  Kat was the responsible TPS systems engineer for Exploration Flight Test-1 flight (2014), and the for the future Exploration Mission-1 and Exploration Mission-2 vehicles where she handled requirements management, verification and systems integration tasks. 

Throughout her 11 year career working for Lockheed Martin, Kat has worked on several LM contracts supporting the Space Shuttle, International Space Station (ISS), and Orion programs.  Her experiences include project engineering for NASA JSC’s Mission Control Center (MCC), where she worked on the new mission control center development program, MCC21, cargo integration for the Space Shuttle and ISS programs, Orion operations integration and Orion cockpit design.
Kat has a dual undergraduate degree in Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in NY, USA.  Outside of work, Kat loves to travel and she holds a private pilot’s license.

Christine Edwards, systems engineer and associate manager for the NextSTEP program at Lockheed Martin Space Systems

Christine Edwards is a systems engineer and associate manager for the NextSTEP program at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company. She specializes in systems architecture, adapting systems to perform new operations, and investigating the resiliency of complex systems. Previous positions include lead systems engineer for Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) operations, Guidance Navigation and Control (GN&C) operations for the GRAIL and Mars Odyssey missions, and Rendezvous, Proximity Operations, and Docking (RPOD) development for the Orion. Christy holds Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Aerospace Engineering from MIT and is a doctoral candidate at the Stevens Institute of Technology. For outreach, she performs public speaking engagements about space exploration as a JPL Solar System Ambassador.

Space is limited for this special presentation.

There will be 3 x 30min presentations in the CAVEA Theater, located on the 4th floor of the Student Success Building RM420.  Registration for this feature will take place at check-in.