NASA’s Office of Procurement ensures best practices for policy and implementation across the Agency. Enhancing and maintaining a balanced and skilled workforce in the acquisition and procurement arenas, it fully integrates people and processes, as well as forming strategic internal and external alliances to ensure continuous improvement of acquisition functions.
Glenn Research Center’s Office of Human Capital Management mission is to recruit, hire, develop, recognize, and retain a highly qualified and diverse workforce driven by innovative HR strategies and solutions that foster organizational excellence.
Kennedy Space Center’s security forces pause during firearms qualifications to pose with a KSC rescue vehicle. Pictured from left to right: Richard (Ric) Hewitt, Ana E. Contreras, Linda A. Rhode, Dann E. Oakland, Jo Ann Brophy, Mark R. Borsi, Robert (Rob) A. Schmidt, and Roger G. Langevin, all with the NASA-KSC Protective Services Office.
Members of NASA FIRST – the Agency’s leadership development program for promising junior engineers, scientists, and administrative professionals – recently met in Washington, D.C. The program focuses on developing leadership capabilities and strengthening intra-Agency collaboration.
Veterans of five Hubble Space Telescope repair missions, Goddard’s Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office approaches every challenge with the mantra of test, test, and retest. Simulations and development work in the Goddard Satellite Servicing Center give the team confidence that their new suite of satellite-servicing tools, technologies, and servicing techniques will work optimally on orbit. Shown in front of the facility’s test robots are Adrienne Alessandro, Nicholas Scott, and Krishna Nagirimadugu.
Johnson Space Center’s Mike Ruiz at the Houston Hispanic Forum Career and Education Day inspiring our Nation’s next generation of astronauts, engineers and scientists.
Alan Flint, an aerospace engineer at NASA/Johnson Space Center, is pictured flying backseat in a NASA T-38 Space Flight Readiness Training (SFRT) aircraft to characterize pitot-static measurement errors in order to improve altitude and airspeed measurement accuracy. Alan’s role in maintaining the SFRT aircraft fleet helps to ensure American astronauts are prepared to lead the next era of space travel.
24 of Kennedy Space Center’s newest employees on their first day of work at NASA – eager to explore the universe
and improve life on our planet – and off it!
NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden thanks members of the NASA team at Vandenberg AFB’s Space Launch Complex for their commitment to enriching the lives of all humankind – both on this world and off.