The passion and energy that drives our exploration of the universe extends beyond the Goddard campus. The stories in OutsideGoddard bring you into these lives and show that there’s more to Goddard than meets the eye.
Goddard Web Producer Holly Zell has always loved Halloween and Christmas, so it was natural for her to want to share these “Hollydays” with others.
Retired Goddard Space Flight Center Art Director Maceo Leatherwood will have the honor and privilege of seeing his lithograph “Mo’Paklahoma,” also known as “Mo’Pak,” in the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.
Goddard astrophysicist Dr. Marc J. Kuchner writes award-winning country songs.
As a boy, Dr. Drake Deming, the Senior Scientist for Extrasolar Planet Studies, had a guitar, but all he really wanted to do was play the banjo.
NASA geophysicist-turned-artist Peter J. Wasilewski wants people to see the colors of ice.
Bernie Edwards, a communications engineer for the Constellation Program Office, has always liked all things Disney.
Gerald Tiqui, an equal opportunity specialist in Goddard’s Equal Opportunity Program Office, is also a Polynesian dancer specializing in the Samoan Fire Knife Dance.
For Bill Wrobel, Director of the Wallops Flight Facility, "All of life is an adventure. A marathon is just a running adventure."
Insight into the man behind the Nobel Prize, Dr. John C. Mather.
Read about Goddard Center Director Rob Strain.
Read about Goddard Deputy Director Arthur F. "Rick" Obenschain.
Read about Goddard's Deputy Director for Science and Technology, Orlando Figueroa.
Read about Goddard's Associate Director for Science and Technology, Nancy Abell.
Goddard's team of more than 8,500 men and women build spacecraft and instruments, and develop new technologies to study Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe beyond. But that's really only part of the story...
Felipe Romo, a Contract Specialist in Code 210.9, the Procurement Operations Division, is responsible for providing support to the James Webb Space Telescope.
Growing up in the remote town of Gurabo, Puerto Rico, Wanda Diaz-Merced and her sister dreamed of flying the Space Shuttle. They would spend hours in her sister’s room pretending to visit distant galaxies.
In March 2010, Julie Baker was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.
Exploration for a different challenge and new opportunities has landed Dean Aaron Kern a new position as Deputy Director for the Office of Education at Goddard.