Don Cohen, Managing Editor In “Our Knowledge Legacy,” NASA Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO) Ed Hoffman describes his visit with elementary-school children in Brooklyn, some of whom may become NASA engineers, scientists, or managers decades from now.
By Don Cohen In an article on the NuSTAR launch delay in the fall 2012 issue of ASK, I wrote, “NuSTAR, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, contains the first focusing telescopes designed to look at high-energy X-ray radiation.”
Don Cohen, Managing Editor Everyone who is familiar with NASA missions knows that most of them involve collaboration among many organizations and individuals.
Don Cohen, Managing Editor In her reflection on seven years of learning and writing about NASA projects (“What I’ve Learned from NASA”), ASK editor Kerry Ellis identifies adequate testing as an essential contributor to mission success.
By Don Cohen Originally a co-op student at Goddard Space Flight Center, Alan J. Lindenmoyer has worked on human spaceflight programs for more than thirty years. In 2005, he was appointed manager of the Commercial Crew and Cargo Program, which manages Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS), at the Johnson Space Center.
Don Cohen, Managing Editor ASK Magazine is one small part of NASA’s varied and extensive efforts to share the knowledge needed to carry out the agency’s projects and programs successfully.
By Don Cohen During her thirty-six-year career at NASA, Lynn Cline led U.S. delegations to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and served as NASA’s lead negotiator of the agreement that resulted in Russia becoming a partner in the International Space Station (ISS).
By Don Cohen NuSTAR, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, contains the first focusing telescopes designed to look at high-energy X-ray radiation on orbit. It is expected to contribute to a better understanding of collapsing stars and black holes.
By Don Cohen To put it in the simplest terms, social capital is the value of the connections between people. NASA projects require a variety of resources. Money, of course. Appropriate technical and management skills.