June 30, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 6 Academy Director Dr. Ed Hoffman spoke at the Academy’s Project Leadership Forum on the topic of developing leaders in a time when the nature of work is changing rapidly.
June 30, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 6 The dynamics of complex projects and the changing nature of work demand skills beyond traditional project management — they call for project leadership.
June 30, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 6 On June 8, 1959, a B-52 released the X-15 rocket on its first unpowered glide flight piloted by Scott Crossfield.
June 30, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 6 On Wednesday June 10, 2009, JAXA’s three-ton lunar probe, Kaguya, or SELENE (SELenological and ENgineering Explorer), ended its mission as it intentionally slammed into the near-side of the moon.
June 30, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 6 NASA and the Review of the U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee have launched the website hsf.nasa.gov to gather input from the public about the nation’s human space flight program.
June 30, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 6 NASA’s COTS partners SpaceX and Orbital have demonstrated solid progress, but are now faced with adhering to aggressive schedules in order to meet upcoming milestones, according to a recent assessment by the General Accountability Office (GAO).
June 30, 2009 Vol. 2, Issue 6 An appetite for risk, flatter hierarchies, leaders with “dirty hands,” and more public/private partnerships are the key ingredients for a blast of aerospace innovation, according to a multi-sector panel convened by the George C. Marshall Institute.