Alicia Carey

Alicia Carey

Space Formulation Manager
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Alicia Carey is a Formulation Manager in the Space Exploration Sector at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). In her role, Alicia serves as the project manager for APL’s space science research grant program and leads strategic lunar and cis-lunar space initiatives that will establish long-term pipelines in emerging technical areas of interest and future business opportunities. Alicia comes to APL from Redwire where she was a business development director with a focus on returning humans to space, utilizing plant growth, solar power, and robotic assistance missions for current and future habitats as well as the management of several materials’ science experiment missions to the International Space Station. Prior, she was a project manager at Bigelow Aerospace managing the habitat development, test projects, and full-scale prototype builds on the B330. Alicia served ten years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force. Deployed four times, she commanded both the C-17 Globemaster and the MQ-1 Predator aiding in disaster evacuation, aeromedical evacuation of the critically injured, transition of international forces and specialists, and the return of fallen soldiers. Alicia earned a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy and an Embry Riddle MA in Avionics – Human Factors, specializing in control panel design. She is a member of Women in Aerospace, U.S. Air Force Academy Association of Graduates, and an advocate/classroom speaker/competition judge for various STEM education and outreach.

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Space Science Track

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

10:00 am - 5:00 pm