Yvonne C. Brill

Yvonne C. Brill
Fields of study
Aerospace

Biography

Ms. Yvonne C. Brill has expanded the frontiers of space through innovations in rocket propulsion. Her groundbreaking work at RCA Astro-Electronics, Princeton, N.J., yielded the hydrazine/hydrazine resistojet propulsion system, a high-performance rocket engine with a mission life-extending single propellant. Today the system is used on communications satellites. An aerospace consultant, Ms. Brill is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Society of Women Engineers.

She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and has been elected to the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame.

Further Reading

Yvonne Brill Oral History