Emily Matula

Emily Matula
Extra-Vehicular Activity (EVA) instructor in the Flight Operations Directorate, NASA

Emily Matula is an Extra-Vehicular Activity (EVA) instructor in the Flight Operations Directorate of NASA. She teaches astronauts, flight controllers, and engineers how to operate the current Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) and prepare for spacewalks. Before her start at NASA, she earned her PhD at the University of Colorado in Aerospace Engineering, Bioastronautics and earned her M.Eng and B.S. at the University of Michigan in Space Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, respectively. Outside of work she enjoys playing with Arduinos and going on nature walks.