Gwynne Shotwell – The Woman behind The Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon – The Woman who put America back in space!

Screen Shot 2018-02-08 at 11.19.08 PMThere will be many images of Gwynne Shotwell, but none better than this from Forbes’ Magazine.  This is Gwynne Shotwell EVERYONE should identify with: confident, attractive, brilliantly driven, and excited for her new adventures with SpaceX, and THE WOMAN who put the Falcon Heavy into orbit as the vehicle to beat to make humankind an interstellar species. [Forbes profile 2016 ]

(re-posted by popular demand)

The President and COO of SpaceX,  Gwynne Stockwell.  A Northwestern University grad, she once sailed at the NU Sailing Club as student, being born and raised in Evanston.  Later going on to AeroSpace Corp. in Los Angeles, CA, then on to her final destiny with Elon Musk and SpaceX.  She made it all possible.*

In February, 2019 (a month from the successful launch of the Crew Dragon to space) she joined the Board of Directors of Polaris Industries…

“Polaris Industries is an American manufacturer of snowmobiles, ATV, and neighborhood electric vehicles. Polaris was founded in Roseau, Minnesota, USA, where it still has engineering and manufacturing. The company’s corporate headquarters is in Medina, Minnesota. The company manufactured motorcycles through its Victory Motorcycles subsidiary until January 2017, and currently produces motorcycles through the Indian Motorcycle subsidiary, which it purchased in April 2011. Polaris produced personal watercraft from 1994-2004.”

Discussion with Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO, SpaceX


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