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Glen Beatty

Glen Beatty


Glen Beatty embarked on his engineering career in 1985, following his graduation with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arkansas. Later, he earned a Master of Business Administration from the Florida Institute of Technology. Glen dedicated over 31 years of his professional life to the Aerospace Industry, working at McDonnell Douglas and Boeing. During his extensive career, he played pivotal roles in numerous technology initiatives, including Spacelab, SPACEHAB, Ground Based Midcourse Defense, the International Space Station, and the Space Launch System, among many other notable programs.

From a young age, Glen held a profound fascination for the stars and the universe, often found outdoors on clear nights, gazing up at the heavens and enthusiastically identifying constellations to his family. Following Glen's passing, his family established this fund with the aspiration of inspiring the next generation of stargazers to pursue careers in the field of space exploration.

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