Debra Facktor

Debra Facktor

Airbus U.S. Space Systems

Debra Facktor leads Airbus U.S.’s Space Systems, which includes managing the National Security Space and Space Exploration line of business in the U.S. She is a member of the Airbus OneWeb Satellites board.

Prior to joining Airbus U.S., Debra was Vice President and General Manager of Strategic Operations for Ball Aerospace, leading the company’s Washington DC operations, strategic development, and marketing and communications.

Debra is actively engaged as an advisor and mentor in the aerospace community, and is a fellow of AIAA, the American Astronautical Society (AAS) and an academician of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA).

Debra received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan and is an alumna of the International Space University summer session program in Strasbourg, France.