Gregory E. Myers

Title: Aerospace Engineer
Company: Orbital Sciences Corporation
Location: Mesa, Arizona, United States

Gregory E. Myers, Aerospace Engineer at Orbital Sciences Corporation, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in software.

Mr. Myers started his journey of becoming an aerospace engineer by earning a BS in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan in 1981. That same year he joined the U.S. Air Force and remained serving as a Captain until 1986. In 1982, he received an MS in aerospace engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology. The following year, Mr. Myers was stationed at the Vandenberg Air Force Base as a space shuttle operations manager and held that position until he left the military in 1986.

Upon leaving the military, Mr. Myers took a position as an aerospace engineer at the Sperry Commercial Flight Systems Group for Honeywell, Inc. from 1987 to 1990. He remained with Honeywell, Inc. until 1997 and moved up in rank from senior project engineer of the satellite systems operations to senior project engineer of the air transport systems to commercial airline flight management systems test engineer and international space station multiplexer-demultiplexer systems test engineer, before finally landing as a principal engineer. In 1997, Mr. Myers became a principal software engineer of the Orbital Sciences Corporation in Chandler, Arizona.  He also held the position of lead systems-software test engineer for the Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-Based Missile Defense Program (GMD) before he moved up in ranking to a senior principal software engineer, a position he holds to this day.

As a testament to his hard work and dedication, Mr. Myers has received the OrbitalATK Star Award for Above & Beyond, for the GMD Program in 2017, the NASA Administrator’s Turning Goals into Reality Award from the Hyper-X Program Team in 2005, the NASA Langley Research Center Group Achievement Award  from the Hyper-X Flight 3 Team in 2004 and a Certificate of Appreciation from the Instrument Society of America in 1991. He has also been inducted as a member of the Arnold Air Society, the Active Aviation Week Research Advisory Panel, the Instrument Society of America and as a senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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