Ken Gidlow

Ken Gidlow began his transportation career at Spartan School of Aeronautics and then procured his FAA Certification as an Airframe & Power plant Mechanic. Ken was able to work on B727 & DC-10 aircraft and then as a Reliability Engineer on the NASA Space Shuttle External Fuel Tanks design and manufacturing contract in New Orleans.

Today, Ken Gidlow is an Aerospace Engineer/Technical Advisor for the FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation stationed at the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) Houston. Ken coordinates FAA Certification with the NASA Commercial Resupply Services contracts for SpaceX, Orbital-ATK and Sierra Nevada Corp delivering cargo to and from the International Space Station (ISS).