Philip Bracken is the Vice President of Engineering for Spaceflight’s launch services group. Philip oversees a diverse team of engineers and technicians that support all of Spaceflight’s unique rideshare and dedicated satellite launch missions. He is passionate about translating the space between spacecraft and launch vehicle programs, and simplifying access to space by connecting disparate organizations.
Prior to joining Spaceflight, Philip was a principle manager and liquid propulsion engineer at Blue Origin, responsible for liquid engine and upper stage design and development activities. Prior to that, he worked at Orbital ATK (now Northrop Grumman) supporting multiple launch vehicle and satellite development programs.
Philip received his Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is pursuing advanced studies with Purdue University. In his free time Phil is busy renovating a house and traveling with his wife, enjoying life in the Pacific Northwest, and adding an engineering touch everywhere he can.