Christine Jenkins

Christine is the Director, Civil Programs for Stellar Solutions which is a small, woman-owned engineering consulting company that strives to satisfy customers' critical needs while realizing employees dream jobs. She is an integral part of the NASA CoECI and NTL team for the past five years, working to instill challenge, crowdsourcing, and eternal to NASA innovation approaches at NASA and across the US government. She leads projects with agencies external to NASA, including the National Institutes of Health, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Reclamation, and several others. She has supported innovation work totaling approximately $100M. You can hear about some of her experiences on the Cool Collaborations podcasts #21-22.

Her experience in human spaceflight includes performing engineering integration on the Orion Crew Module (Artemis) supporting Lockheed Martin Space Systems. Christine previously held roles in the Intelligence Community, including System Acquisition Manager, and Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR) for the Department of Defense, System Engineering Technical Advisor (SETA) supporting the Federal Government, and project manager and technology solutions consultant for Silicon Graphics Inc. (SG). She jas considerable knowledge of signal recognition and geolocation systems. She has received awards including the Orion Sustained Technical Achievement Recognition (STAR), NASA Johnson Space Center Certificate of Appreciation, and the NASA Silver Achievement Medal.

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