Academy Brief: NASA Missions: Engineering Enabling Exploration

February 26, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 2   “NASA Missions: Engineering Enabling Exploration” provides core knowledge about key NASA missions — past, present, and future.

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The Dual Nature of Heritage

February 26, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 2   There are three keys to avoiding the pitfalls of heritage hardware, according to Wayne Hartford of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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PM Challenge International Forum Roundup

February 26, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 2   PM Challenge’s first-ever international forum featured representatives from over a half dozen space agencies as well as industry, academia, and nonprofit organizations.

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Fixing Troubled Projects

February 26, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 2   Getting a project into trouble is easy. Getting a project out of it requires smart, honest, and open management.

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Project Leadership in Action

February 26, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 2   Experienced project leaders understand the importance of bringing together the right people and being adaptable to change, according to four expert practitioners from NASA and industry.

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Message from the Academy Director: Trends in Project Management

February 26, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 2   Five trends are reshaping the practice of project management.

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PM Challenge Leadership Roundup

February 26, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 2   “We are about risk and innovation and taking chances,” NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden told a packed auditorium at PM Challenge 2010.

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This Month in NASA History: Discovery’s Dance with Mir

February 26, 2010 Vol. 3, Issue 2   Fifteen years ago, Discovery embarked upon the second mission of the U.S.-Russian Shuttle-Mir Program, performing a memorable rendezvous about Mir.

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