Highlights – Issue 40, Fall 2010
Stories

NASA + SpaceX Work Together


The shared goal of future spaceflight builds a bridge between organizational cultures.
By Andrew Chambers and Dan Rasky

The Freedom to Learn


Looking back at a long NASA career, Boyd shows the value of learning by doing and being open to new ideas.
By Jack Boyd

X-15: Pushing the Envelope


The experimental rocket plane blazed a trail for the space program.
By Kerry Ellis

From Sketch Pad to Launchpad


A committed team helped make the shuttle a reality.
By Haley Stephenson

Shaping the Shuttle


Langley’s wind-tunnel tests provided data essential to designing the shuttle.
By Jim Hodges

A Carrier Team One Risk Management Success Story


A Navy risk management program improves aircraft carrier maintenance.
By Dan Fontaine

MIDAS: Keys to Software Success


Clearly defined requirements and extensive testing are essential to successful development of a software tool.
By Jeff Cline
Insights

Interview with Wayne Hale


The former shuttle program manager talks about career-long learning and what the Columbia accident taught the agency.
By Matthew Kohut

Case Study: Making Compliance Comprehensible


A pharmaceutical company finds ways to turn required documentation into tools for improving how work gets done.
By Joseph A. Horvath

Peer Assist: Learning Before Doing


Faced with challenging projects, teams call on colleagues with relevant experience.
By Kent A. Greenes

The Impact of Energy on Projects


The energy of outstanding performers can be measured.
By Christie Dowling, Alexandra Gerbasi, and Vic Gulas

NASA Knowledge Forum 2: Knowledge in Projects


Panelists at the forum discuss informal and formal ways of giving project teams the knowledge they need.
By Haley Stephenson

ASK Magazine, Issue 40, Fall 2010

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