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Critical Knowledge inSight: Health and Medical Technical Authority

NASA developed and instituted an independent technical authority process after the Space Shuttle Columbia accident occurred. The technical authority model is designed to develop policy and procedural requirements and standards for program and project management when applicable and appropriate.

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Spotlight on Lessons Learned: International Space Station Hardware Disposition Project
Spotlight on Lessons Learned: International Space Station Hardware Disposition Project

Realizing each team member had to become familiar with each discipline’s processes in order to increase productivity for the entire team is one of the key lessons learned from the disposition of International Space Station hardware when the Space Shuttle Program ended.

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An artist’s conception of the Pioneer Venus Multiprobe approaching Venus. Credit: NASA
This Month in NASA History: The Pioneer Venus Multiprobe Launches

NASA’s probe mission quantified the toxic atmosphere of Venus, Earth’s closest planetary neighbor.

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Blue Origin is one of six companies selected for NASA’s Tipping Point solicitation. Pictured here, Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket lifted off July 18 carrying five NASA-supported technologies to flight test in space. Credit: Courtesy of Blue Origin
Pushing Technologies at the Tipping Point

NASA announces partnerships to push promising technologies past the tipping point with a combined $44 million investment. 

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Mark Kirasich, Program Manager for NASA Orion, discusses how Orion supports NASA’s deep space exploration agenda. Credit: NASA
Managing the Future of Space Exploration

The program manager of Orion discusses the project’s challenges and lessons learned in our Virtual Project Management Challenge.

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The Team Zopherus features a modular design and large windows for natural light. Credit: NASA/Team Zopherus
Teams Design 3D Printed Habitats for Mars

NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge drives innovation in technologies needed to autonomously print habitats on other planets. 

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Virtual Project Management Challenge: The First “A” in NASA: Lessons Learned from NASA Aeronautics Projects

In addition to exploring how the work of ARMD positively impacts the American public, we looked specifically at the challenges, accomplishments, and lessons learned of the ERA project and ARMD’s Airspace Technology Demonstrations (ATD) project.

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Critical Knowledge Insight August 2018
Critical Knowledge inSight: Sharing Knowledge

At NASA, sharing knowledge between practitioners is a key activity that enables mission success.

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President Dwight D. Eisenhower (center) appoints T. Keith Glennan (right) NASA's first administrator and Hugh L. Dryden its first deputy administrator.
This Month In NASA History: Eisenhower Signs Bill Creating NASA

Sixty years ago, a national debate about the shape of the U.S. space program in the wake of Sputnik I and II ended with the creation of NASA. 

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