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.