PP&C Manager, Gateway Program, NASA
Emma Lehnhardt is the Program Planning & Control (PP&C) Manager for NASA’s Gateway Program, which will be a small space station in orbit around the Moon and part of NASA’s Artemis campaign. In this role Emma leads the team responsible for all the business operations of the Gateway Program. Previously, she worked at NASA Headquarters, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, the Space Policy Institute, and consulted for government agencies and aerospace companies.
Emma holds an MA in International Science and Technology Policy from The George Washington University, a BA in Politics (minor in Astronomy) from Mount Holyoke College, and attended the Space Studies Program of the International Space University.
Emma grew up in Port Angeles, Washington, the “gateway” to the Olympic National Park. She loves exercising, spending time with her husband and their dog MECO, traveling, and scuba diving.