Kristin Shahady

Manager, Fusion Forum
Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC)

Kristin Shahady is a Systems Engineer at Ball Aerospace leading a modeling simulation and conducting performance analyses for Ball’s principal weather program in Boulder, CO as well as leads engineering career seminars. She acquired her bachelor’s degree in Astrophysics from Florida Institute of Technology. Prior to Ball, Kristin worked for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control as a systems engineer designing mission planning software and optical systems. She also worked for Kennedy Space Center’s education program and interned for the Space Telescope Science Institute working with top scientists to optimize Hubble archived data. She contributes to Citizens for Space Exploration as Student Training Coordinator since 2016. 

Kristin was introduced to SGAC by winning MVP Space Generation Fusion Forum 2016. Following this, she is within SGAC by serving on the SGFF organizing teams (2017 & 2018), winning the “Move an Asteroid Competition” and getting funded to attend and present at SGC 2017, serving as the United State’s National Point of Contact from 2018-2020 and currently serves as Deputy Manager for SGFF 2020.


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