Flow Director for Space Shuttle Endeavour (OV-105)
Tassos Abadiotakis is the flow director for Space Shuttle Endeavour (OV-105) in the Operations Integration Division of the Shuttle Processing Directorate at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Fla. He acquired management responsibility for integrating, scheduling and conducting Endeavour processing operations in August 2000. In this capacity, he manages NASA's day-to-day activities associated with the processing of Endeavour for launch.
Abadiotakis' career with NASA began at KSC in 1991. He has served in various capacities primarily in the Shuttle Processing Directorate. He was a NASA operations engineer, NASA process manager, NASA ground operations manager, NASA convoy commander, NASA test director, and NASA vehicle manager. Abadiotakis served two six-month details at KSC: one in the KSC Space Shuttle Program Launch Integration office and one in the deputy center director's office.
Abadiotakis has received numerous honors including group achievement awards and a certificate of commendation.
Abadiotakis graduated from South Broward High School, Hollywood, Fla., and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 1990. In 1994, he earned a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Central Florida. Abadiotakis currently resides in Cape Canaveral with his wife, Rose, and daughter, Andrea Maria.
May 2006Biographies - Current Employees