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Academy Case Study: COBE

February 21, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 2   How did the universe begin? Humans have asked the question for millennia. In the modern age, scientists have focused on determining the physical origins of the universe.

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PM Challenge 2008 Roundup

April 3, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 3   More than 1200 civil servants, contractors, and members of the aerospace community attended PM Challenge 2008.

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Inside the Academy: Foundations of Aerospace at NASA

April 3, 2008 Vol. 1. Issue 3   If you’ve been at NASA five years or less, Foundations of Aerospace at NASA is for you.

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Leadership Bookshelf: Joseph Nye’s The Powers to Lead

April 3, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 3   What is the relationship between leadership and power? It depends on the leaders, the followers, and the context, according to Harvard Kennedy School Professor Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

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View from the Outside: ESA Launches Jules Verne

April 3, 2008 Vol 1, Issue 3   The European Space Agency (ESA) successfully launched Jules Verne, the first of its new line of cargo-hauling Automotive Transfer Vehicles (ATV), into low earth orbit from the Guiana Space Center in Korou, French Guiana, on March 9, 2008.

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Five Questions: Former NASA Administrator Dr. Robert A. Frosch

April 3, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 3   ASK the Academy posed five questions to former NASA Administrator Dr. Robert A. Frosch.

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NASA on the Hill: Administrator Griffin Testifies on FY 2009 Budget

April 3, 2008 Vol 1, Issue 3   NASA Administrator Dr. Michael Griffin told a House subcommittee that the President’s FY 2009 budget request for NASA represents a substantial step forward in responding to the recommendations of the National Research Councils first decadal survey of Earth Science.

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Message from the Academy Director: How We Learn

April 3, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 3   We asked roughly seventy senior practitioners who attended the Academys April 2007 Masters Forum to answer the question, “How do you learn to do your job?” Their answers provided a wealth of insight about learning at NASA.

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