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Steve Justice

Steve Justice, SVP, Engineering

Steve Justice is the Senior Vice President of Engineering for Virgin Galactic. He is responsible for leading and growing a world class engineering team to support the rapid growth of our Spaceflight system fleet, and for the development of all engineering processes and execution across all vehicle programs.


He brings incredibly deep leadership and engineering experience, having spent four decades at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works.


Steve is the former director of Advanced Systems Development for the storied Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®, where he worked for over thirty years. During his career, he led numerous technology breakthrough programs and served on the teams that developed the F-117A Nighthawk, the world’s first stealth attack aircraft, the YF-22A prototype for the F-22A stealth fighter, and the JASSM stealth missile. He also served as deputy program manager for Lockheed Martin's Blackswift, an innovative reusable hypersonic testbed for high speed, high-altitude aircraft technologies.