Chief of Mission Assurance, Blue Origin; Former Astronaut, NASA
Jeffrey Ashby is the chief of mission assurance at Blue Origin, a Seattle-based commercial space flight company. A retired NASA astronaut, Ashby completed three space shuttle missions including orbital delivery of the Chandra X-ray telescope and two flights to assemble the International Space Station (ISS). He piloted the Space Shuttle Endeavour on a mission to install a robotic arm onto the ISS and was subsequently appointed commander of Space Shuttle Atlantis. Previous to NASA, Ashby flew fighter aircraft for the US Navy.