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Ball Aerospace’s Heidi Hallowell Elected AIAA Associate Fellow

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BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 8, 2019 — The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has recognized Ball Aerospace’s Heidi Hallowell, principal systems engineer, among its 2019 class of Associate Fellows. To earn the honor, professionals must demonstrate notable contributions and leadership in furthering the advancement of aerospace science and technology.

“Heidi is right at home among AIAA’s prestigious class of 2019 Associate Fellows,” said Debra Facktor, vice president and general manager, Strategic Operations, Ball Aerospace. “As a guidance, navigation and controls engineer, she has spent her career ensuring the success of historic missions through technical excellence and sound leadership.”

With more than 15 years at Ball, Hallowell currently serves as an Attitude Determination and Control System (ADCS) engineer for NASA’s CloudSat spacecraft, which increases scientists’ knowledge of the relationship between clouds and climate. Hallowell also currently serves as the lead ADCS engineer for the NOAA-20 (formerly JPSS-1) spacecraft, the nation’s most advanced polar-orbiting weather and environmental satellite. Previously, she made significant contributions to the EPOXI follow-on to NASA’s Deep Impact mission, which made a close flyby of the Hartley-2 comet. Hallowell holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.    

Hallowell was inducted as an AIAA Associate Fellow at AIAA’s recognition ceremony on Jan. 7, 2019, during the AIAA SciTech Forum.

Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.  We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. Go Beyond with Ball.® For more information, visit www.ball.com/aerospace or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

About Ball Corporation

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2017 net sales of $11 billion. For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

 

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