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Podcast Episode 81: Engineering Best Practices – Part 4

NASA Johnson Space Center Engineering Director Julie Kramer White discusses the skills required to be a top-notch engineer.

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Featured Video: Hubble: Not Yet Imagined

Hubble’s launch and deployment in April 1990 marked the most significant advance in astronomy since Galileo’s telescope.

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A sunrise view of the Artemis I Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion spacecraft at Launch Pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on March 21, 2022. Credit: NASA/Ben Smegelsky
March 2022 INSIGHT Now Available

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

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Critical Knowledge inSight: The Importance of Resilience for Project Managers

A resilient project manager stays flexible and open to making changes when adversity or opportunities affect a project.

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Illustration of the Aquarius/Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC)-D satellite observatory in space with Earth in the background. Credit: NASA
Spotlight on Lessons Learned: SAC-D DC/DC Converter On-orbit Failures Likely due to Over-testing Prior to Usage

An international Earth-observing mission to study the salinity of the ocean surface ended in 2015 when an essential part of the spacecraft’s power and attitude control system stopped operating due to over-testing prior to launch. 

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The mobile launcher with NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft aboard is seen inside the Vehicle Assembly Building during the opening of the doors to High Bay 3 before rolling out to Launch Complex 39B for the first time, Thursday, March 17, 2022, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Podcast Episode 80: Engineering Best Practices – Part 3

NASA Space Launch System Chief Engineer John Blevins discusses the rigorous engineering of the world’s most powerful rocket.

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Knowledge Community Corner: NASA Glenn’s Janice Romanin

Janice Romanin discusses knowledge sharing at NASA’s Glenn Research Center.

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Podcast Episode 79: Engineering Best Practices – Part 2

NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate Chief Engineer Steve Hirshorn discusses what it takes to be a successful chief engineer.

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Featured Video: NASA: We Dream Big, We Work Together

Take a look at the universe of NASA missions and projects made possible by our commitment to teamwork, collaboration, equity and inclusiveness.

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