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Flight Crew Operations Directorate

Janet L. Kavandi, Director, Flight Crew Operations Directorate

The Flight Crew Operations Directorate (FCOD) is responsible for overall planning, direction, and management of flight crew operations and Johnson Space Center (JSC) aircraft program activities.

These responsibilities include but are not limited to selecting and training astronaut candidates; determining flight crew training and flight crew simulation requirements; recommending specific flight crew assignments; training and certifying payload specialists; conducting public relations activities in support of NASA programs; participating in the development of timelines and procedures; providing flight crew perspective in the development of new programs; and contributing to the development, acquisition, maintenance and safe operation of the training, administrative, and research support aircraft and supporting equipment and facilities at JSC.

Organization Websites:
Astronaut Biographies

Mailing Address:
NASA - Johnson Space Center
Mailcode CA
2101 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058