VIP Speaker: Christopher J. Ferguson
Director of Crew and Mission Operations, Commercial Crew Program, The Boeing Company
A veteran of three shuttle missions, Ferguson was named Direct of Crew and Mission Operations at Boeing in 2011. In this capacity he works with NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, Johnson Space Center’s Engineering, Flight Crew and Mission Operations organizations and Kennedy Space Center’s Commercial Crew Program to ensure Boeing’s design supports NASA’s Human Rating Requirements. He also plays a key leadership role in the development and testing of system concepts and key technologies for the Commercial Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft and integrated launch and ground systems.