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A close-up camera view shows Space Shuttle Columbia as it lifts off from Launch Pad 39A on mission STS-107.
Policy Brief: U.S. Space Policy through the Looking Glass

June 14, 2011 Vol. 4, Issue 4   Space policy remains a moving target in the post-Cold War era, according to space policy representatives from six presidential administrations spanning 35 years.

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Academy Brief: NASA Receives Recognition from PMI, IACET, and ACE

June 14, 2011 Vol. 4, Issue 4   The Project Management Institute (PMI), the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and the American Council on Education (ACE) have each recognized the quality of NASAs professional development activities.

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Taralyn Frasqueri-Molina is a project manager at the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank, California.
View from the Outside: Mouse Management

June 14, 2011 Vol. 4, Issue 4   At the request of her manager, Taralyn Frasqueri-Molina opened the first page of the PMBOK™, holding a highlighter and pencil. She was going to change how her group did work.

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Message from the Academy Director: Learning from Others in the Project World

June 14, 2011 Vol. 4, Issue 4   A common refrain from very experienced practitioners at NASA is, “You’re never as smart as you think you are.” NASA’s mission has always enabled the agency to attract a highly talented workforce. We have world-class experts in any number of technical disciplines, and many at NASA have […]

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Sunlight illuminated the lingering oil slick off the Mississippi Delta on May 24, 2010. Photo Credit: NASA
Academy Case Study: The Deepwater Horizon Accident Lessons for NASA

May 10, 2011 Vol. 4, Issue 3   The events leading up to the Deepwater Horizon accident offers several cautionary lessons for NASA.

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Academy Interview: Jon Verville – The NASA Wiki Space

May 10, 2011 Vol. 4, Issue 3   If you ever feel like a mad scientist who can produce game-changing inventions, but can’t seem to find your wallet, a wiki may help you get things in order.

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Masters Forum 20: Passing the Torch 3

May 10, 2011 Vol. 4, Issue 3   Master practitioners shared their stories and lessons learned from their work on the Space Shuttle, International Space Station, and Constellation programs at Masters Forum 20.

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Stories from the Next Generation

May 10, 2011 Vol. 4, Issue 3   Young professionals from NASA and academia shared their experiences and perspectives at Masters Forum 20.

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Masters with Masters on Sustainability

May 10, 2011 Vol. 4, Issue 3   Leaders from NASA, the White House, and industry tackled the challenge of organizational sustainability.

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