NASA has confirmed Jody Singer, a 33-year agency veteran, as the director of the Marshall Space Flight Center.
The space agency said Friday Singer will oversee the installation’s civil service and contractor workforce and annual budget of $2.8B.
Vanessa Wyche, former director of the exploration integration and science directorate at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, has been appointed as deputy director of the installation. NASA said Wednesday Wyche will assist JSC Director Mark Geyer in managing the center, which is responsible for 10,000 civil service and contractor employees and …Read More »
Jody Singer, deputy director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, has been appointed as the acting director of the research facility to replace Todd May, who recently retired from the space agency. NASA said Friday Singer will temporarily lead Marshall until the agency hires a permanent director. She started serving …Read More »
NASA loaded a test model of heavy-lift rocket intertank onto a barge Thursday at Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans for shipment to the Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. Marshall’s engineers will conduct tests to determine if the structural hardware for the Space Launch System‘s 212-foot-long core stage can withstand extreme launch and …Read More »
NASA Associate Administrator Robert Lightfoot will replace Charles Bolden as the space agency’s acting administrator after the latter’s tenure ends on Jan. 20, SpacePolicyOnline.com reported Thursday. Marcia Smith writes Bolden said at a town hall meeting with NASA employees that President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team announced Lightfoot’s new role and requested David Radzanowski to temporarily …Read More »
Rick Burt, formerly chief safety officer within NASA’s safety and mission assurance directorate, has been named head of that directorate at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Burt succeeds Steve Cash, who retired after 34 years of service for NASA, and will be responsible for safety, reliability and quality engineering and assurance …Read More »
Greg Zacharias, president and senior scientist at Charles River Analytics, has been elected to serve as the U.S. Air Force’s chief scientist, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Kris Osborn writes Zacharias will succeed Mica Endsley, who will return to SA Technologies as president. Zacharias will focus on autonomous and unmanned aircraft, …Read More »