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Mission Systems Engineering Branch (Code 599)

The Mission Systems Engineering Branch touches all GSFC managed projects, programs. (Image samples of: GEMS, LDCM, MMD, NPP)

The Mission Systems Engineering Branch touches all GSFC managed projects, programs. (Image samples of: GEMS, LDCM, MMD, NPP)

Mission

  • Provide end-to-end mission systems engineering to enable scientific discovery and technology advancement in support of NASA Exploration and Science activities.
  • Provide technical leadership of the flight segment, project or program across the entire life cycle from advanced concepts through implementation.
  • Perform Systems Engineering activities that span the entire life of the mission, including requirements and architecture development, verification and validation of science requirements, trade study and risk mitigation strategies and implementation, new technology infusion planning and execution of science and engineering advancements for our Exploration and Science efforts.
  • Provide Space Asset threat summaries and develop protection strategies to ensure our National Assets are secure.

Branch Management Team

Neerav Shah Kathy Jenkins John Johnston Dean Chai Leslie Hartz

Vacant
Head

Kathy Jenkins
Associate Head
John Johnston
Associate Head

Dean Chai
Associate Head

Leslie Hartz
Associate Head

 

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