Tom Benson writes, verifies and applies computational fluid dynamics for propulsion systems.
Arthur Brown uses special microscopes to figure out problems.
J. Stanley Cook Jr. works on liquid propulsion systems at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.
Tristan Curry tested critical space shuttle flight hardware at NASA while a student in college.
Phil Eberspeaker works on suborbital rockets that launch scientific payloads to altitudes higher than the orbit of the space station.
Sandy Elam researches rocket engines that could be used on new NASA missions.
Carl Guernsey is working on the highest-thrust spacecraft propulsion system that NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has ever built.
Lori Mullins is responsible for explosives that ignite the boosters to release the space shuttle from the launch pad.
Chris Randall helps with tests that ensure rocket parts and life support systems work as planned.
Sandeep Shah's team built a rocket fuel tank dome using the world's largest robotic friction stir welding machines.
Phil Sumrall leads rocket design efforts and space mission planning.
Imelda Terrazas-Salinas is the leader of the test engineering group at the Thermosphysics Facilities Branch at NASA’s Ames Research Center.
NASA's Dr. Huu Trinh is leading a team of engineers to develop a propulsion system for future robotic spacecraft.
Steve Wofford is the deputy manager of the Space Shuttle Main Engine Project Office.