Christopher Nie

Lunar Flight Opportunities
Lockheed Martin Space

Chris Nie is the lead of business development and lunar flight opportunities for the McCandless Lunar Lander at Lockheed Martin Space. He currently supports the Deep Space Exploration division of Lockheed Martin and has previously worked as an integration engineer on the Orion Program’s life support flight software team, a systems engineer on a lunar CubeSat mission named LunIR, and a test engineer on the GPS III production line. Chris graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering Sciences focused in Bioastronautics. He is active in the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and is an alumnus of the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS). He is honored to have been named one of Aviation Week’s Twenty20s as a rising leader in Aerospace and Defense, and to have received the President’s Volunteer Service Award multiple times for his work in STEM outreach.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm