Andrea Riley

Andrea Riley

Program Executive

Andrea Riley is a Program Executive for planetary science missions including the planetary defense demonstration mission, the Double Asteroid Redirect Test (DART).

Ms. Riley has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan. She began working with NASA, at the Kennedy Space Center, in ground operations for the Space Shuttle program in 2003. In 2008, she moved to NASA Headquarters and worked in the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate on commercial spaceflight development programs that included Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) and Commercial Crew program, and then the International Space Station. In 2019 she joined NASA’s Planetary Sciences Division.

As a Program Executive, Ms. Riley is the primary Headquarters advocate for her missions and is responsible for ensuring that they comply with NASA policies, procedures, and information requirements. ensembles.

Planetary defense coordination office team

Lindley Johnson

Planetary Defense Officer

Kelly Fast

Program Manager

Doris Daou

Strategic and Professional Communications

Michael Kelley

Program Scientist

Thomas Statler

Program Scientist

Andrea Riley

Program Executive

Leviticus Lewis

FEMA Detailee

William Knopf

Program Executive

Joshua Handal

Program Analyst

Linda Billings


Patricia Talbert

Multimedia Specialist