2023 Mentor: Rachel Jenkins

Rachel JenkinsĀ 

Mission Planning Engineer at GMV

Region: Europe

Field: Mission Planning, Mission Operations, Commercial Space, Space Science

Profile: Rachel Jenkins studied Physics with Astronomy and Space Science at UCD, before moving to London to complete a Master's in Space Science and Engineering at UCL. After this, joined ESA as Young Graduate Trainee working on the Special Projects team at ECSAT. She then joined the UK branch of the GMV Group, first as a junior data processing engineer and then moved into the Mission Planning division where she now works. Rachel is also a member of the Women in Aerospace group to encourage more women to join the industry.