Steve Landeene

Virgin Galactic

Chief Advisor, Abu Dhabi Spaceport

Steve is currently studying potential international spaceflight operations as well as supporting Virgin Galactic with other business development initiatives. Prior to joining Virgin Galactic, Steve was the Executive Director for Spaceport America in New Mexico. Steve was instrumental in overseeing Spaceport America’s development as the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport. Steve also spent twenty years with Honeywell Aerospace and three years with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise’s Standard Aero business unit. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical / Astronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Masters in Business Administration from Arizona State University.