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Joan Higginbotham Ad Astra, LLC 

After a storied 20-year career with NASA and a successful 15-year career in corporate America working with Fortune 100 companies in the aerospace, energy and retail sectors, Joan stepped out on faith and added entrepreneur to her resume. In November of 2021, she launched her consulting firm, Joan Higginbotham Ad Astra, LLC. 


Joan Higginbotham Ad Astra, LLC, offers technical expertise and analysis to assist businesses and organizations in making informed decisions and achieving success in their aerospace endeavors. Consulting services are available on a wide range of services from creation to closure, including spacecraft systems development, launch vehicle testing (including ground support equipment), integration and operations, robotics, flight logistics and crew operations. 


 Clients have included Blue Origin, KBR, and Los Alamos National Laboratory among others.

In addition to providing aerospace consulting services, Joan Higginbotham Ad Astra, LLC, also provides consulting services in the corporate social responsibility arena. 


Joan Higginbotham Ad Astra, LLC, is a certified City of Charlotte MBE, and NC HUB MBE and SBE.

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