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Podcast Episode 13: Apollo Legacies and Lessons Learned

Award-winning journalist, space historian and author Andrew Chaikin discusses the Apollo Program, almost 50 years after the Apollo 11 Moon landing.

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Apollo Historian Discusses Anecdotes, Key Lessons in VPMC

As NASA moves forward with Artemis, Andrew Chaikin presents 13 factors that made Apollo a success.

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Podcast Episode 12: Flight Demonstrations and Capabilities

Brent Cobleigh, NASA Flight Demonstrations and Capabilities Project Manager, discusses new technologies that could transform air travel.

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Critical Knowledge inSight: Space Shuttle Program: Formulation, Development, and Operations – Lessons Learned

As NASA was approaching the final flight of the space shuttle, a discussion panel was held at Masters Forum 20: Passing the Torch 3 to reflect upon the many important lessons learned from the formulation, development and operation of the Space Shuttle Program.

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Podcast Episode 11: Commercial Crew

Jon Cowart, a veteran space engineer, discusses NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and progress toward launching astronauts from American soil.

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Spotlight on Lessons Learned: SpaceWire Cable Fabrication and Installation
Spotlight on Lessons Learned: SpaceWire Cable Fabrication and Installation

Problems experienced with SpaceWire cable used in flight hardware intended for deployment on the International Space Station resulted in lessons learned and recommendations to help avoid similar issues.

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Host Ramien Pierre, left, and Kevin Rivers, Director of the Research Directorate at Langley Research Center discuss resiliency. Credit: NASA
VPMC Guests Discuss Importance of Resiliency

New session, available on demand, offers advice on how project managers can better deal with adversity.

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Virtual Project Management Challenge: How to Get to the Moon: Success Lessons from Apollo.

Andrew Chaikin discusses the attitudes, beliefs and assumptions that led to Apollo’s worst day—the fire that killed the Apollo 1 crew in January 1967—as well as those modes of behavior that allowed NASA to recover from the accident and accomplish Apollo 11’s lunar landing in July 1969.

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Podcast Episode 10: Concurrent Engineering

The European Space Agency’s Torsten Bieler discusses how ESA uses concurrent engineering.

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