THE 2023 HUMANS TO MARS SUMMIT
an Explore Mars Event
May 16-18, 2023
The National Academy of Sciences Building
Lee Steinke is Chief Operating Officer at CisLunar Industries and Interim COO at Orbit Fab. Both companies have government and commercial contracts to develop new capabilities that enable economic development of the space ecosystem. Lee has scaled multiple businesses that leverage new industrial technologies during her career in aerospace, defense, and energy. As a partner to the U.S. Space Force, she led the 2022 Space Futures Workshop with Industry to explore commercial views on the future of space. Lee is well published on a variety of technical topics and has become a sought-after speaker across industries. She holds an MBA from Wharton, an MS in Geology and Geophysics from Yale, and a BA with Distinction from UNC-Chapel Hill.