Darren Osborne
Darren Osborne
Darren Osborne



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Flight Director
Flight Controller


Darren Osborne works in mission operations as a Flight Director. He has 22+ years experience in all aspects of mission operations. This includes proposals, development, flight, and decommissioning. Darren serves as the liaison between Ops and Ops Software, as well as Ops and IT. Darren also serves as the Chair of the Senior Professional Research Assistant (SPRA) committee chair. Darren is currently the Flight Director for the Near Earth Object Surveyor (NEOS) mission as well as the deputy Fight Director for Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE).

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University of Colorado at Boulder, B.S., 1999