Ansley Barnard is currently serving as Engineering Officer on HI-SEAS Mission V.  She received her BS in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Washington and has worked as an engineer in the aerospace and automotive industries with NASA, Boeing, Ford, and Pratt and Miller.  Besides human spaceflight, she’s passionate about motorsports, art and personal finance.

When not on sMars, Ansley lives with her fiance near Detroit, MI.  She hopes to serve as a US Astronaut in the future.