Maggie Ahern joined Nanoracks in January of 2021 in the Washington, DC office. Maggie is a Mission Manager for NREP payloads, Nanolabs, Mixstix, and CubeSats. Maggie serves as a focal between the Payload Developers, the Nanoracks’ team, and NASA. Maggie is also spearheading a study that is investigating the use of an Outpost as an autonomous data relay. Finally, Maggie has led the search and build-out of Nanoracks’ new office in Huntsville, AL.
Previously, Maggie worked as a Space Systems Engineer at Boeing to develop Command and Data Handling systems for the International Space Station and flight computers for the Space Launch System at Marshall Space Flight Center. Maggie spent her junior and senior year of college working as a NASA intern for developing real-time control systems for cryogenic fluid facilities as well as developing a prototype hierarchical distributed system for deep space habitats at Stennis Space Center.
She moved to Huntsville, AL from New Orleans, LA after graduating from Loyola University with a double major in Finance and Computer Science.