Meet the Women Launching, Recovering Artemis Missions  – NASA

Meet the Women Launching, Recovering Artemis Missions  – NASA

In celebration of Women’s History Month, NASA highlights the multifaceted group of women behind the launch and recovery efforts for Artemis missions. They are a driving force in preparing and planning for crewed missions and are helping inspire the next generation of space explorers – the Artemis Generation.  On the left is Artemis Launch Director … Read more

NASA’s Space Tech Prize Bolsters Diversity, Inclusivity Champions  – NASA

NASA’s Space Tech Prize Bolsters Diversity, Inclusivity Champions  – NASA

NASA selected the first winners of the agency’s Space Tech Catalyst prize to expand engagement with underrepresented and diverse individuals in the space technology sector as part of the agency’s broader commitment to inclusivity and collaboration. The winners are receiving $25,000 each to create more inclusive space technology ecosystems. “As NASA continues to explore the … Read more

Langley Celebrates Black History Month: Clayton Turner – NASA

Langley Celebrates Black History Month: Clayton Turner – NASA

Clayton P. Turner serves as the Director of NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. His career at NASA Langley has spanned 33 years. His experiences prior to his career with NASA include three years of military service. He graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.  … Read more

Langley Celebrates Black History Month: Matthew Hayes – NASA

Langley Celebrates Black History Month: Matthew Hayes – NASA

Matthew Hayes is a DEIA (diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility) project analyst with NASA’s Langley Research Center. His Langley career has spanned 16 years, starting in the model shop working on wind tunnel models and lunar rover projects. From there Hayes moved to the Electronic Systems Branch and contributed to the SAGE III mission for … Read more

Langley Celebrates Black History Month: Brittny McGraw – NASA

Langley Celebrates Black History Month: Brittny McGraw – NASA

Brittny McGraw serves as News Chief in the Office of Communications at NASA’s Langley Research Center. She joined NASA Langley in September 2023, after a 20-year career as an award-winning broadcast journalist. Her broadcast career included stops in New Bern, N.C., Dayton, Ohio, Pittsburgh, Pa. and most recently Roanoke, Va. She graduated with a bachelor’s … Read more

Langley Celebrates Black History Month: Brandon Sells – NASA

Langley Celebrates Black History Month: Brandon Sells – NASA

Brandon Sells joined NASA’s Langley Research Center in September 2023 as an aerospace engineer with the Aeronautics Systems Analysis Branch (ASAB) of the Systems Analysis and Concepts Directorate (SACD). Brandon earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering-aerospace concentration from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, N.C. He continued his education at Purdue University in … Read more

Langley Celebrates Black History Month: Alexus Cottonham – NASA

Langley Celebrates Black History Month: Alexus Cottonham – NASA

Alexus Cottonham is an aerospace engineer supporting NASA Langley’s Systems Analysis and Concepts Directorate. She completed a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in systems engineering at Colorado State University. She started with NASA in 2020 at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in … Read more

NASA Astronomer Sees Power in Community, Works to Build More – NASA

NASA Astronomer Sees Power in Community, Works to Build More – NASA

Science is often portrayed as a solitary affair, where discoveries are made by lone geniuses toiling in isolation. But Dr. Natasha Batalha, an astronomer at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley, says solving problems with the people around her is one of the best parts of her job.  “Oh, man, working with people … Read more

Celebrating Pride: Meet Bob Lutz – NASA

Celebrating Pride: Meet Bob Lutz – NASA

Celebrating Pride: Meet Bob Lutz At NASA, diversity and inclusion drive workplace creativity, innovation and mission success. For #PrideMonth we’re celebrating the stories of our #LGBTQ community. What is your role at NASA?I’m a computer engineer. I’m presently leading a task performing sustaining engineering for flight software on launched Earth and space science missions. I … Read more