Linda Singleton leads integrated projects, strategic communications and public affairs initiatives for the Orion Spacecraft Program, one of Lockheed Martin’s largest and most visible programs. Orion is NASA’s next generation spacecraft designed for human exploration of deep space through the Artemis Program, a series of missions that will launch a new era of exploration to the Moon and pave the pathway to Mars.
Singleton’s previous experience includes working with high-tech startups as well as global corporations including IBM, Lufthansa Airlines, Columbia/HCA, Edelman Worldwide, and Exxon. Her space-based experience dates back to the mid 1980s when she supported NASA’s Space Station Freedom campaign for what is now known as the International Space Station. She also worked for the Manned Space Flight Education Foundation that established Space Center Houston. She later joined NASA Johnson Space Center’s Public Affairs Office in 2002 where she created and spearheaded national outreach initiatives, media tours and public engagement programs for the space agency.
Singleton is a member of the International Women’s Leadership Association and serves on the aerospace advisory for the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and has continued post-baccalaureate studies in international business management at the University of Houston.