Aerospace Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni
George Orton has spent over 39 years working for the Boeing Company/McDonnell Douglas Corporation. He has served as a senior engineer, chief engineer, director of technology and director of the space programs subdivision. His projects included the Shuttle Aft Propulsion System, Space Station propellant tanks and truss structure and propellant tanks for the Peacekeeper Stage IV. Orton is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.