Jackelynne Silva-Martinez

NASA Johnson Space Center

Member of AIAA Space Architecture Technical Committee (SATC) 


  • Aerospace Engineer and Flight Controller for ISS and Artemis III, Human Systems Integration Subject Matter Expert, Flight Operations Directorate, NASA Johnson Space Center (2015-Current)
  • Mechanical Engineer, Robotic Manipulators and Deployable Booms, Mars Science Laboratory, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2012-2014).
  • Systems Integration and Test Engineer; Antennas Mechanical Design Engineer, GPS III, SBIRS, MUOS, GOES-R, and other commercial satellite programs, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company (2008-2011).
  • College Student Tech Specialist, Internal Research and Development Program, Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Services (2007).
  • Design and construction of space elevator climber, Rutgers University (2006-2007).
  • Mechanical Engineer Intern, Joint Strike Fighter F135 Systems Design and Component Integration, Pratt & Whitney (2006).
  • Independent Study, Reliability of Lunar Bases, Rutgers University, Center for Structures in Extreme Environments (2005-2006).
  • Lived in Paterson, New Jersey. Born and raised in Cusco, Peru.
  • PhD in Leadership, Piedmont International University, Current
  • Space Studies Program – International Space University – 2015
  • Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering – Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) – 2015
  • Master of Aeronautical Science, Human Factors & Space Studies –Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (USA) – 2014
  • Certificate in Engineering Management – Drexel University (USA) – 2012
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Translation and Interpretation – Rutgers University (USA) – 2008
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – Rutgers University (USA) – 2007