Linda Singleton

Linda-SingletonLinda Singleton leads integrated projects, strategic communications and public affairs initiatives for the Orion Spacecraft Program, one of Lockheed Martin’s largest and most visible programs.

Her space-based experience dates back to the mid 1980s when she supported the Space Station Freedom campaign for what is now known as the International Space Station. She also worked for the Manned Space Flight Education Foundation that established Space Center Houston. She later joined NASA Johnson Space Center’s Public Affairs Office in 2002 where she created and spearheaded national outreach and public awareness programs for the space agency.

Singleton is a member of the International Women’s Leadership Association, the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Aerospace Advisory Council, and serves on the Advisory Board for SpaceCom, a conference that connects the aerospace, medical, hi-tech, energy and transportation industries through one forum. She resides in Houston, Texas, and enjoys traveling, honing her French and Spanish skills, and volunteering with Girls, Inc. and the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and has continued post-baccalaureate studies in international business management at the University of Houston. Throughout her career, she has earned myriad awards including a PRSA Silver Anvil, the Space Foundation’s Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award, a NASA Spaceflight Awareness Team Award, the NASA JSC Director’s Innovation Award, and Fleishman-Hillard CEO’s Team Player Award.