Rebecca Baturin is a Project Engineer for NASA at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Rebecca supports the Exploration Ground Systems (EGS) Program working on both Construction of Facilities and Ground Support Equipment development projects.
Rebecca started her career at KSC as a Pathways intern in 2012, and was converted to full-time employment in 2015. Since 2015, she has supported a variety of projects within EGS, including upgrades to the Crawler Transporter and Vehicle Assembly Building High-Bay 3 in support of NASA’s new heavy lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). Rebecca is currently supporting the development efforts for Mobile Launcher 2. Mobile Launcher 2 will interface with the more-powerful Block 1B SLS vehicle, which will bring astronauts beyond low earth orbit. Rebecca is a graduate of the 2018 NASA Women in STEM Leadership Development Program and currently serves as the co-chair of the Women’s Employee Resource Group (ERG) at KSC and as an officer for Launching Leaders, KSC’s Early Career ERG.
Rebecca holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys travelling and volunteering in the community as a Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida and with NASA’s education and outreach programs.