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Advanced Manufacturing Branch (Code 547)


The Advanced Manufacturing Branch provides a comprehensive set of mechanical services for aerospace applications. We provide GSFC with a multitude of sophisticated technology in support of the Agency’s research and development activities. 

Our services consist of (but not limited to): composite fabrication and assembly, multi axis high speed machining and turning, laser/CMM measurement systems, and CNC sheet-metal fabrication.

We also provide services ranging from conceptual ideas to detailed mechanical engineering designs, mission critical GSE, hi-fidelity mockups, and scaled rapid prototyping.

We provide the hands-on technical services for all aspects of spacecraft and instrument development for GSFC.

Overview of the main facilities

Overview of the main facilities in the Advanced Manufacturing Branch


Branch Management Team

Ed Packard Matthew Showalter Marva Johson

Ed Packard

Matthew Showalter
Associate Head
Marva Johnson
Associate Head


Contact Us
Main Office: 301-286-6208