Michelle Lucas

Michelle Lucas spent 10+ years at NASA’s Johnson Space Center as an International Space Station Flight Controller and Astronaut Instructor for Daily Operations. During that time she worked with  US astronauts, instructors and flight controllers and also individuals at the Russian Space Agency (RSA), Japanese Space Agency JAXA and the European Space Agency (ESA). Lucas now runs her own consulting company. She is the Founder & President of Higher Orbits - a non-profit enterprise with the mission to utilize space to launch student interest in STEM/STEAM, Communications Leadership and Teamwork - and is a partner in Uniphi Space Agency - a management company that represents retired astronauts.


Session: IF Early-Start: Next Gen ... S P A C E
Friday, October 2
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Bomhard Theater, Kentucky Center

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