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Emily Judd

Title: Space Systems Analyst

Technical Focus Area: Human Exploration, Vehicle Design and Mission Analysis

Missions/Projects: Lunar Architecture Team

Study Topics/Expertise: Mission and Campaign Integrated Architecture Analysis; Strategic Systems Analysis; Iterative and Parametric Vehicle Sizing; Mission Trajectory Visualization; ConOps Development

Emily Judd is an engineer in the NASA Langley Space Mission Analysis Branch focusing on space systems engineering analysis for human, robotic, and technology development missions. She leads Integration and Analysis for the Lunar Architecture Team within the Strategy and Architecture Office. Volunteering for STEAM/space outreach efforts is a passion of hers, and Emily is also an avid musician, performing primarily classical horn.


  • University of Central Florida 30 Under 30 Alumni Award, 2022
  • NASA Exploration Scholarship: Space Generation Congress and International Astronautical Congress, 2021
  • NASA Group Achievement Award: Mars Basis of Comparison Reference Team, 2019

Education/Professional Experience

  • Aerospace Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center (July 2019–present)
  • Pathways Student Trainee (Engineering), NASA Langley Research Center (April 2018–July 2019)
  • M.Eng. Space Engineering, University of Michigan (2019)
  • M.S. Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, University of Michigan (2018)
  • B.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida (2016)
  • B.M. Music Performance (on Horn), University of Central Florida (2016)

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