Marshall's Award Winning Workforce
The Marshall Center workforce represents a wealth of talent, ingenuity and expertise upon which NASA relies to conduct a wide variety of work supporting its missions of exploration and discovery.
Of Marshall's 2,600 civil servants, 1,430 hold bachelor's degrees, 600 have master's degrees and 200 have doctorates.
Since the year 2000, Marshall personnel have received many honors and awards from professional organizations, including three Bruno Rossi Prizes, presented by the American Astronomical Society for significant contributions in high-energy astrophysics;
four awards celebrating achievements in science from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, including the 2003-2004 Hermann Oberth Award; the George W. Goddard Award from the International Society for Optical Engineering; the James E. Webb Memorial Space Fellowship; the Federal Lab Consortium’s 2002 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award; and the Charles S. Falkenberg Award for Earth Science from the American Geophysical Union, to name just a few.