Cynthia Begley, Ph.D.

Engineer-Senior Staff

19 years experience in multiple phases of project development and operation in Human Spaceflight. Excellent technical, leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills demonstrated as lead Extravehicular Activity (EVA) mission designer and astronaut crew trainer. Proven ability to balance technical and practical issues without sacrificing safety and quality. Demonstrated ability to calmly function under high pressure, prioritize, and multitask as a certified real-time flight controller in the Mission Control Center for the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. Adept at creating and conducting formal and informal technical presentations, including technical conference proceedings and press conferences. Significant direct interaction with payload customers including international partners in Russia, Canada, and Japan.