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Decmber 2003 issue (1.1 MB pdf), O'Keefe embraces the future
Administrator Sean O'Keefe acknowledged in his recent All Hands Meeting at Glenn on October 31 that NASA is facing challenging times, but affirmed that we have the ability to emerge from these challenges as a "stronger, safer, and smarter" Agency.

November 2003 issue (936 K pdf), Dr. Earls begines a new era
Returning from a series of meetings at NASA Headquarters and on Capitol Hill, Dr. Julian Earls conducted his first All Hands Meeting on October 3 and seized the opportunity to state his priorities as Glenn's new Center Director.

October 2003 issue (580K pdf), Administrator accepts Columbia accident report
On August 26, NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe received the report of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) from the chairman, retired U.S. Navy Admiral Harold Gehman. NASA Administrator comments on the report.

September 2003 issue (340K pdf) Campbell and Earls step up to new agency positions
During the August 8 town hall meeting at Glenn, NASA Deputy Administrator Fredrick D. Gregory announced that Glenn's Center Director Donald Campbell has been selected to lead NASA's Special Projects Office for Nuclear Power Systems, effective October 1. Deputy Director Dr. Julian Earls has been chosen to become the Center's new director.

August 2003 issue (1.2 MB pdf), Greory presents 2003 NASA Honor Awards
Glenn held its 2003 NASA Honor Awards Ceremony on Friday, August 8, at 10:30 a.m. in the DEB Auditorium. NASA Deputy Administrator Fredrick D. Gregory was the keynote speaker and assisted in bestowing 31 medals—the Agency's highest award—to Center employees.

July 2003 issue (868 K pdf), Agency recognizes value of Glenn's innovativeness
Six new technologies leading to cleaner, quieter, safer, more affordable and more efficient air travel have been selected to receive NASA's Turning Goals Into Reality (TGIR) awards for innovativeness. The research on these technologies was managed at Glenn, with participation from other NASA centers, industry, and academia.

June 2003 issue (976K pdf), Glenn aids NASA's fuel cell advancements
Excitement surrounding the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission grows as the launch window, May 30 through June 25, nears. The sequel to the successful adventure of the 1997 Mars Pathfinder rover, Sojourner, MER gives Dr. Geoffrey Landis, Photovoltaic and Space Environments Effects Branch, the chance to repeat his performance in a supporting role.

May 2003 issue (768K pdf), MER: The adventure to Mars continues
Excitement surrounding the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) mission grows as the launch window, May 30 through June 25, nears. The sequel to the successful adventure of the 1997 Mars Pathfinder rover, Sojourner, MER gives Dr. Geoffrey Landis, Photovoltaic and Space Environments Effects Branch, the chance to repeat his performance in a supporting role.

April 2003 issue (1020K pdf), Glenn embraces education enterprise
On a recent visit to Cleveland, NASA's Associate Administrator for the Education Enterprise, Dr. Adena Williams Loston, got a flavor of Glenn's committment to education and the diversity of Glenn's programs aimed at inspiring NASA's future generations.

March 2003 issue (988K pdf), Architect adds form to structure

NASA's Space Architect Gary Martin visited Glenn February 7 to describe his new role and the Agency's vision for the Integrated Space Plan (ISP). Although many at Glenn felt there was a strong possibility that Martin's visit would be cancelled due to the STS–107 Columbia tragedy, Martin felt the incident made the timeliness of his visit more important than ever.

STS–107 Columbia Commemorative issue (280K pdf), Remebering our heroes
As members of the NASA family, Glenn employees— civil servants and support service contractors— mourn the loss of the STS—107 crew who lost their lives February 1 on their way home from a 16-day mission. This commemorative issue is dedicated to showing our esteem for this heroic group of men and women.

February 2003 (488K pdf) ATC serves as safety and mission assurance resource
Established in May 2002, the NASA Assurance Technology Center (ATC) is working to provide an integrated resource that aids the Agency in creating, documenting, and fostering a uniform approach to developing safety and mission assurance (SMA) expertise.

January 2003 (488K pdf) Center Director shares thoughts on first flight
In 2003, NASA joins this Nation in celebrating a century of powered flight propelled by the Ohio-born Wright Brothers. The Agency, with strong participation by Glenn, will celebrate this anniversary through various events on and off-site. Center Director and aviation enthusiast, Donald Campbell, shares some views on this milestone.