Tamaira Ross

Tamaira Ross

Principal Manager, New Glenn System Definition & Design
Blue Origin






Area of interests for collaboration and/or mentorship:

  • Spacecraft design
  • Launch vehicle design
  • Commercial space development

Tamaira Ross is a principal manager and configuration design engineer at Blue Origin where she is leading System Definition and Design for the New Glenn orbital launch vehicle program. Formerly, she was a Technical Fellow in Boeing Defense, Space & Security.

Tamaira holds a B.S. and a M.S. in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University. She also attended the University of Washington where she obtained a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a Technology Management MBA. In addition, she is an affiliate instructor in the Industrial & Systems Engineering department at the University of Washington where she teaches a graduate class in technical leadership.