Instructor Matthew Kohut leads a session of Cognitive Bias in Engineering Decision-Making, one of the courses in APPEL Knowledge Services’ new curriculum category Lessons Learned for Mission Success. Credit: NASA/Donna Wilson
APPEL Knowledge Services Sets Course Schedule to Start FY 2019

For the first quarter of FY 2019, APPEL Knowledge Services offers a wide range of courses to support the development of NASA’s technical workforce.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Knowledge Transfer

Knowledge is an important product that comes out of all of NASA’s project work.

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Spotlight on Lessons Learned: Premature Wear of the MSL Wheels

Wheel design for the Mars 2020 project includes modifications to increase durability over harsh Martian terrain based on lessons learned from operational use of the wheel design of its predecessor, the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover.

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This artist’s conception shows the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft extending its sampling arm as it moves in to make contact with the asteroid Bennu. Credit: NASA/GSFC
OSIRIS-REx Makes Photographic Contact with Near-Earth Asteroid, Bennu

Ambitious mission to rendezvous with an asteroid and return regolith samples to Earth enters exciting new phase. 

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Virtual Project Management Challenge: 7 Habits of Highly Effective (NASA) Systems Engineers

Join us for the next Virtual PM Challenge on September 20, 2018.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Health and Medical Technical Authority

NASA developed and instituted an independent technical authority process after the Space Shuttle Columbia accident occurred. The technical authority model is designed to develop policy and procedural requirements and standards for program and project management when applicable and appropriate.

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May 2011 image of ISS and the docked Space Shuttle Endeavour. Photo Credit: NASA/ESA.
Spotlight on Lessons Learned: International Space Station Hardware Disposition Project

Realizing each team member had to become familiar with each discipline’s processes in order to increase productivity for the entire team is one of the key lessons learned from the disposition of International Space Station hardware when the Space Shuttle Program ended.

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An artist’s conception of the Pioneer Venus Multiprobe approaching Venus. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: The Pioneer Venus Multiprobe Launches

NASA’s probe mission quantified the toxic atmosphere of Venus, Earth’s closest planetary neighbor.

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