Jason Hopkins is an Aerospace Engineer with experience developing and operating space systems for NASA and DoD programs. He worked as a Flight Test Integration Manager on NASA’s Orion program for Exploration Flight Test-1 and managed integration operations in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. He worked in the US Senate as a Science and Space Technical Advisor for US Senator Bill Nelson. He received his BS degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Mathematics and his MS degree in Systems Engineering from George Washington University. Jason has spent his career mentoring kids/young adults, speaking at engagements and media events, and supporting programs that engage in STEAM activities.