Tim Bailey serves on the Board of Directors for Yuri’s Night in addition to supporting events as a member of the Global Executive Team. In December 2016, he stepped up to become the fourth and current Executive Director for Yuri’s Night. Tim is husband to a brilliant engineer, father of two adventurous kids, and proficient at zero gravity flips in multiple axes.
Tim previously organized the National Space Society’s annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC) in 2009 and the Space Generation Advisory Council’s Space Generation Congress in Valencia, Spain in 2006. Most recently, he was the lead organizer for the Yuri’s Night@IAC 2019 party in Washington, DC, on October 24, 2019, during the International Astronomical Congress.
Tim works in special projects involving media, events, education, outreach, R&D, and microgravity environments. You may know him as a Flight Director for Zero Gravity Corporation, through his work empowering communities with ATHENA Rapid Response Innovation Lab, promoting the Department of Energy’s renewable energy prize challenges with Nation of Makers, or from his time supporting high-tech innovation at DARPA.