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April 07, 2022

A Discussion with the First Attorney Astronaut Audrey Powers, Blue Origin

Episode 218

How would you spend 4 minutes in suborbital space? This week, we welcome Audrey Powers of Blue Origin, who as of October 2021 became this first attorney-turned-astronaut aboard Blue Origin’s own New Shepard rocket. Her story is an inspiration for many, as she discusses her experience aboard the New Shepard, the career paths that lead her there, as well as the advantages and risks to the lawlessness of space.

Audrey Powers is the Vice President of Flight Operations at Blue Origin

This episode was co-hosted by Cindy Ryan, former General Counsel of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency


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