Allyson Short

Seabrook, TX, US
Field of Work 
Astronomy and Space Science
Company 
NASA Johnson Space Center
Job Title or "Student" 
Flight Controller
Education 
The University of Texas at Austin
Degree 
Aerospace Engineering, B.S.
Education Level 
Bachelors
Profile Biography 
I attended the University of Texas at Austin from 2016-2020 and earned my B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and minored in Russian Language.

During my time at UT, I interned with BAE Systems as a part of the Rocket Research and Development Team working on designing and testing solid rocket motors. I also worked with Firefly Aerospace as a design engineering intern working on the design and analysis of their orbital transfer vehicle.

After graduation, I started working at NASA Johnson Space Center as a Flight Controller trainee in the Russian Segment Visiting Vehicle Office (VVO), which is responsible for providing VV rendezvous, trajectory, and system expertise for the ISS team.
Interests 
Reading, Travel, Sports, Other
Race & Ethnicity 
White
Level of Participation 
Online role model
My Experience 
I am a new Role Model.
Availability 
No Preference
Resources 
Identifying other role models, Online Mentoring (email or Skype)
Program Affiliation 
None
Other Interests 
Music, Languages

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