Indra Hornsby is general counsel at Spaceflight Industries, bringing 20 years of experience managing legal and business issues in the global commercial space sector. Prior to this role, Indra served as vice president, legal at Saab Defense and Security in Washington DC where she was part of a team focused on leveraging the company’s diversified aerospace technology portfolio in the Americas.
Previously, Indra served as corporate counsel for MDA Corporation where she contributed to multi-million dollar transactions including mergers and acquisitions, and worked strategic space initiatives in manned space, space robotics, commercial spaceflight, geospatial systems and on-orbit satellite servicing. During her career, she has contributed to the creation of national space legislation on export control reforms, on developing government policies for aerospace technology advancement and in furthering space education and awareness.
An active member with the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, Indra currently chairs the organization’s NewSpace Committee and just completed her term on the Governing Committee for the ABA’s Air & Space Law Forum. She and her husband are three-time dog rescuers, which makes their alpine hiking, horseback riding and snowshoeing adventures quite a bit livelier.