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  • Brooke Owens Fellow, Class of 2017
  • Georgia Tech, Aerospace Engineering, '18
  • Host Institution: SpaceX
  • Mentor: Nick Skytland

Dawn Andrews is an Aerospace Engineering student at Georgia Tech. She chose aerospace simply for the sense of wonder she felt when looking at the sky at night. Now, Dawn is part of the aerospace industry and all of that inspiration reignites and becomes tangible every time a rocket launch. The Brooke Owens Fellowship has been a contagious reminder to Dawn of the sense of discovery that brought her to this field in the first place.

As a student at Georgia Tech, Dawn is a leader in many campus organizations, including being a co-founder of the Georgia Tech chapter of the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space,  President of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics chapter, Drum Major for the Yellow Jacket Marching Band, and a member of the Advisory Board for the Women in Aerospace chapter.  She is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa and Kappa Kappa Psi. Dawn has worked on several CubeSats while at Georgia Tech, including serving as the Structures Team Lead for the Tethering and Ranging at Georgia Institute of Technology (TARGIT) CubeSat Mission

As a. Brooke Owens Fellow, Dawn worked at SpaceX on the Government Mission Management team. In that role, she worked on mission contracts between SpaceX and the US Air Force.

Since completing her Fellowship summer, Dawn has been invited back to SpaceX for two further internships. She is currently in SpaceX's Vehicle Analysis department while she completes her undergraduate degree.