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April 13-16, 2015 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Julie A. Van Kleeck

Julie A. Van Kleeck
Vice President, Advanced Space and Launch Business Unit
Aerojet Rocketdyne

Julie Van Kleeck is Vice President of the Advanced Space and Launch Business Unit for Aerojet Rocketdyne, where she is responsible for space and launch propulsion research, technology development and product development programs. Over the course of her 34-year career with Aerojet Rocketdyne, she has held numerous technical, management and leadership positions.  Van Kleeck has been responsible for critical product advancements in divert and attitude propulsion for kill vehicle applications and integrated propulsion systems for space exploration, which are among Aerojet Rocketdyne’s most important business focus areas. In addition, as evidenced by the Atlas V solid rocket motors, she led the adaptation of strategic propulsion products to the commercial market place. Throughout the last decade, Van Kleeck has participated in many senior management review teams, external to Aerojet Rocketdyne, that have addressed a broad range of space and launch subjects. She is also chairperson of the European Space Propulsion board of directors. Van Kleeck holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering from the University of California.

Participating Events

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
11:00 a.m. to
12:00 p.m.:
Prospects and Issues for the Launch Community
Symposium Program
Location: International Center: Main Stage

Warren Ferster

Executive Editor
Space News

Salvatore T. "Tory" Bruno

President and CEO
United Launch Alliance (ULA)

Ronald J. Grabe

Executive Vice President & President, Flight Systems Group
Orbital ATK

Robert Meyerson

Blue Origin

Clayton Mowry

Arianespace, Inc.

Gwynne Shotwell

President and Chief Operating Officer

Julie A. Van Kleeck

Vice President, Advanced Space and Launch Business Unit
Aerojet Rocketdyne


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