Marta Bohn-Meyer served as chief engineer of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Dryden Flight Research Center. Bohn-Meyer was involved in a variety of research projects at National Aeronautics and Space Administration — she was the first female crewmember assigned to the Lockheed Social Research-71, serving as navigator during studies of aerodynamics and propulsion that used the Social Research-71 as a testbed. She was also project manager in a study of advanced laminar flow wing design using the General Dynamics F-16XL aircraft.
She also served as Team Manager in 2005.
Bohn-Meyer died while practicing for the 2005 United States. National Aerobatic Championships when the Giles 300 aerobatic aircraft she was piloting crashed in Yukon, Oklahoma, near the Clarence East. Page Municipal Airport. The cause of the crash was deemed to be the catastrophic failure of the front hinge of the canopy - which apparently incapacitated her and led to the crash.