Gwynne Shotwell

Mrs. Shotwell is the President and Chief Operating Officer of SpaceX .Mrs. Shotwell joined SpaceX in 2002 as Vice President of Business Development to generate and manage SpaceX's customer base and the company's strategic and government relations. In that role, she built the Falcon vehicle family manifest to 29 launches, representing over $2B in revenue. Shotwell is responsible for operational activities of SpaceX, including sales, marketing, manufacturing, launch operations, legal, government relations and finance. Previously, she served for ten years at The Aerospace Corporation and before that, directed business development at Microcosm, Inc. She began her engineering career at Chrysler Motors. Mrs. Shotwell received, with honors, her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from Northwestern University in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics. She is active in the Professional Aerospace community, as an elected executive member of the California Space Authority Board of Directors, former officer for both the Space Systems Technical Committee and the LA Section of the AIAA and heads the Frank J. Redd Student scholarship competition raising over $200,000 in scholarships in four years. Mrs. Shotwell developed curricula and taught courses in Systems engineering at the introductory, management, and team levels. Mrs. Shotwell has authored papers in a wide variety of areas from standardizing spacecraft/payload interfaces to Space Shuttle integration and reentry vehicle operational risks.

Broadcast 2934 Ms. Gwynne Shotwell

Guest:  Gwynne Shotwell;  Topics: We covered multiple topics concerning SpaceX launch vehicles, plans, focus, projects, a most informative discussion.  Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website,  Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program.

Broadcast 2268 (Special Edition)

Guests: John Batchelor, Gwynne Shotwell, Dr. David Livingston. Topics: SpaceX Falcon 9 launches & reusability. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright.

Broadcast 2212 (Special Edition)

Guest: Gwynne Shotwell. Topics: SpaceX, their goals, mission, & launch vehicles. Please direct all comments and questions regarding Space Show programs/guest(s) to the Space Show blog, Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use.

Broadcast 1348 (Special Edition)

Guest: Gwynne Shotwell. Topics: Commercial crew, Falcon 9, human spaceflight, commercial launchers, SpaceX. Gwynne Shotwell, President of SpaceX, was our guest for this special full hour program in which we discussed SpaceX, Falcon 9, Falcon 1e, commercial launchers, space policy, safety and so much more. To learn more about SpaceX, please visit Ms. Shotwell started our discussion with a SpaceX overview.

Broadcast 727 (Special Edition)

Gwynne Shotwell was the guest for this Space Show program. Ms. Shotwell began our discussion with a brief introduction and history for Space X and the Falcon rocket. We then discussed Space X and the Falcon is a most comprehensive way including listener questions and participation. Gwynne talked about COTS, Dragon, the Falcon 1, Falcon 9, launch locations and spaceports. She was asked about employment opportunities with Space X and fielded many listener questions on this topic, including several from students who would like to work at Space X.

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