Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar is President and CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration, an industry trade group of 70 companies supporting America’s space programs in human exploration and science, as well as space commerce and the development of space technology. Her previous experience includes managing systems integration for assembly, activation and checkout of the International Space Station program for Boeing, as well as serving as Chief Scientist for Commercial Payloads, and has served as a sought after advisor to industry and government for more than 20 years. Mary Lynne is a Fellow of the National Research Society and an Associate Fellow of AIAA. She served on the National Research Council’s Committee on Human Spaceflight and is a member of Space Studies Board for the National Academies. She also serves on the Users’ Advisory Group of the National Space Council and the FAA Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee.