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  • Cosmosphere Executive Team Grows

    Cosmosphere Executive Team Grows

    February 6, 2019

    The Cosmosphere, a Smithsonian-affiliated science education center and space museum in Hutchinson, Kansas, has recently promoted and hired new members to the organization’s Executive Team.

    Michele McCartney has been promoted to the Vice President of Marketing and Creative at the Cosmosphere. McCartney manages the organization’s marketing, creative and branding efforts and has been instrumental in designing galleries and exhibits for the museum. Additionally, McCartney oversees print and digital materials for operations and marketing.

    McCartney began her career with the organization in 2008 as the Creative Design Manager. During her time, she has participated in a number of significant projects for the Cosmosphere, including the design work for an exhibit commissioned by Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos' company, Bezos Expeditions, showcasing the recovery and conservation of F-1 engines from the Apollo program. McCartney’s work can also be seen in the design and gallery exhibit at the B-29 Doc Hangar and Education Center in Wichita, Kansas. McCartney holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design and 3D Design from the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.

    Nathan Meyer has been hired as the organization’s Vice President of Strategy and Product Innovation.

    Meyer comes to the Cosmosphere after starting his own online data management company, which he subsequently sold in 2017. In his new role, Meyer will grow revenue and develop new opportunities to expand the Cosmosphere brand and impact.

    Meyer is a native of Ellinwood, KS, and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix—Wichita and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Kansas

Upcoming Events

  • Virtual Coffee at the Cosmo: Commercial Lunar Payload Services
    June 18
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  • Virtual Coffee at the Cosmo: Commercial Lunar Payload Services

    Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Location:Online

    This will be a virtual presentation only. Join us live on our Facebook page on the day of the event here.

    Pull up your easy chair, grab your mug of Joe, sit back in the comfort of your own home and enjoy this free presentation on "Commercial Lunar Payload Services: Delivery Trucks for the Moon," with Propulsion Design, Development, & Production Lead at Agile Space Industries and Cosmosphere Camp Alumnus, Charlie Garcia.

    Learn how NASA is trying to leverage it's success with the commercial resupply program for the International Space Station to drastically reduce the cost of getting payloads to the moon, enable exploration, resource development, and human expansion beyond low-Earth orbit.

    *Coffee at the Cosmo topics and speakers are subject to change.

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