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Critical Knowledge inSight: Being Flexible

A project manager needs to adapt to changing circumstances that arise during their project. The project manager needs to remain focused on the project requirements and not be fixated on the design or implementation path.

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Knowledge Community Corner: NASA ARMD’s Ian Boyd

Ian Boyd discusses knowledge sharing in NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate.

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NASA astronaut Stephen Bowen and United Arab Emirates astronaut Sultan Alneyadi (partially obscured) are pictured in their spacesuits, exiting the International Space Station's Quest airlock and beginning a spacewalk on April 28, 2023. Credit: NASA
May 2023 INSIGHT Now Available

Don’t miss the latest issue of INSIGHT, APPEL Knowledge Services’ online publication featuring our new podcast episodes, columns, articles, lessons learned and more. We invite you to read it today on our website.

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Small Steps, Giant Leaps Podcast graphic for episode 109. In this image, a man and a woman are inspecting a machine. Photo Credit: NASA
Podcast Episode 109: NASA Engineering and Safety Center

NASA Engineering and Safety Center Director Tim Wilson discusses the NESC’s contributions to NASA mission success.

The SpaceX Dragon Freedom crew ship, that delivered four Crew-4 astronauts to the International Space Station, is pictured docked to the Harmony module's space-facing port. Credit: NASA
Spotlight on Lessons Learned: Improving Government Insight Through Independent Simulation of Key Flight Phases

For NASA programs using risk-based independent verification and validation (IV&V), detailed NASA-developed/supported simulation of key flight phases provides deeper government insight and certification ability.

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Screenshot of Sue Motil during her interview. Credit: NASA
Critical Knowledge inSight: Communication and Listening

A project manager should gather good solutions and ideas from their project team through attentive listening.

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In this image, Jim Sarafin is wearing a spacesuit underwater in the Neutral Buoyancy Lab. A diver is swimming above him. Credit: NASA
Podcast Episode 108: Underwater Training for Astronauts

NASA Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Critical Systems Engineer Jim Sarafin discusses training astronauts for spacewalks.

NASA Glenn researcher Tim Peshek shows off a new type of ultrathin solar cell, known as a ‘perovskite’ because of its structure. These solar cells show promise for space applications because of their high efficiency and radiation tolerance and open the door to extremely low cost and large solar arrays for spacecraft or lunar surface habitats. Credit: NASA
Podcast Episode 107: Perovskite Solar Cells

NASA Research Electrical Engineer Lyndsey McMillon-Brown discusses development of perovskite solar cell technology for Moon and Mars exploration.

Photo of a woman treading through snow wearing snow shoes. Photo Credit: NASA
Featured Video: The Science of Snow: Digging for Data

This is the story of NASA’s last SnowEx campaign and those who participated in it.

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