Mark Boudreaux

Mark Boudreaux is the current Deputy Manager, Science Programs & Projects Office at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville Alabama. He is also currently providing the Project Management and Mission Management leadership roles for the NASA Fast Affordable Science and Technology Satellite (FASTSAT) technology development flight project to support the DoD space test program S26 mission due to launch in the fall of 2010. Mark has had a wide spectrum of experience over 25 years with many NASA national and international flight and non flight S&T projects performing design formulation, engineering management, mission operations and program implementation. He has worked multiple joint classified and unclassified R&D projects with the DoD and other federal agencies including a detail assignment to the U. S. Air Force, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, to perform systems engineering and testing activities for three expendable launches and payloads (KSC). A few of Mark’s past positions include; •Manager, Space Optics Manufacturing and Technology Center •Deputy Director, Earth Science Applications Directorate (John C. Stennis Space Center detail) •Lead, Optical Manufacturing and Coating, Space Optics Manufacturing and Technology Center •Manager, Research and Technology Program Office - Microgravity Research Program •Project Science Manager - Microgravity Research Program (STS-107, STS-95) •Mission Manager - Life and Microgravity Spacelab Mission (STS-78) •Deputy Mission Manager, International Microgravity Laboratory (STS-65) •Lead, Payload Integration Engineering and Testing Office, (Kennedy Space Center) •Lead, Systems Engineering and Testing for Vehicle, Payloads, Spacecraft launch integration for 12 shuttle launches (Kennedy Space Center)

Broadcast 1431 (Special Edition)

Guests: Joseph Casas, Dean Alhorn, Mark Boudreaux. Topics: NASA FASTSAT, NanoSail-D Programs. We welcomed our three guests from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center to discuss the Fast, Affordable, Science and Technology Satellite (FASTSAT) and the NanoSail-D program, but we also talked about many other subjects. Please note that you are invited to comment, ask questions, and rate this program on the new Space Show blog, http://thespaceshowoutsidethebox.blogspot.com.

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