View from the Outside: MANGO and TANGO to Demo “Green” Propulsion

October 30, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 10   The Swedish Space Corporation is counting down to the first launch of its green propulsion satellite technology.

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View from the Outside: Perspectives on Leadership in Engineering

August 31, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 8   Dr. J. Stephen Rottler, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Science and Technology at Sandia National Laboratories, spoke to the graduating class of NASAs Systems Engineering Leadership Development Program (SELDP) at NASA Headquarters on June 24, 2009.

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Research Brief: The Tipping Point for Leadership Development

August 31, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 8   Challenging work assignments are often touted as the best way to develop better leaders. However, researchers at the University of Michigan have found that too much challenge can undermine leadership development.

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Academy Presentation — Complexity, Ambiguity, and Risk: The Gravity Probe B Launch Decision

August 31st, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 8   Academy Director Dr. Ed Hoffman presented “Complexity, Ambiguity, and Risk: The Gravity Probe B Launch Decision” at the EDEN Doctoral Seminar in Lille, France, on August 20, 2009.

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Academy Brief: The Career Development Framework

August 7, 2008 Vol. 1 Issue 7   The Academy’s four-level career development framework is the basis for determining what training, work assignments, and developmental activities are right for you.

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Academy Case Study: The Gravity Probe B Launch Decision

January 9, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 1   In the summer of 2003, Rex Geveden, Program Manager for Gravity Probe B at Marshall Space Flight Center, was eager to ship the spacecraft to Vandenberg Air Force Base for integration and testing and then launch.

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