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Biography PhotoRobert D. Strain
Senior Vice President, Ball Corporation; President, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

Ball Corporation History

  • April 2013-present; senior vice president, Ball Corporation, and president, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
  • 2012-2013; chief operating officer, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

Previous Work Experience

  • 2008-2012; NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., director
  • 2004-2008; The John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Md., space department head; associate department head; assistant department head for operations
  • 2002-2004; Axiom Corporation, Atlanta, Ga., vice president
  • 1994-2002; Orbital Sciences Corporation, Dulles, Va., executive vice president and general manager, satellite division
  • 1989-1994; Fairchild Space and Defense Company, Germantown, Md., chief financial officer; vice president, finance, manufacturing and IT