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Spacecraft Mission Director

Jim Snoddy Spacecraft Mission Director Jim Snoddy
Spacecraft Mission Director
DART Project Manager
Marshall Space Flight Center




Jim Snoddy is responsible for DART's overall assessment and its readiness for launch. The Spacecraft Mission Director will receive status and recommendations from the DART launch support team. He provides the spacecraft "Go/ No-Go" to the NLM of DART's readiness.

Snoddy is Project Manager for DART which is managed by the Marshall Space Flight Center.

SUMMARY OF PRIOR EXPERIENCE:

– Project Manager, Co-optimized Booster for Reusable Applications (COBRA), Space Launch Initiative (SLI) Program
– 1997 - Team Leader, Solid Rocket Motor Design & Analysis Team; Team Leader, Engine Performance Analysis Team, supporting all MSFC Shuttle Elements (RSRM, SRB, BSM, ET, SSME and MPS), Shuttle upgrades (Channel Wall Nozzle, SRB TVC, AHMS, and HAZGAS) . Also supported numerous X-Vehicles (X-33, X-34, X-37, X-38, and X-43).
– 1991 - Propulsion flight rationale and anomaly resolution development on several flight issues for the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Motor Program; Critical Math Model Manager for numerous Space Shuttle models; performance and integration lead of the Advanced Solid Rocket Motor (ASRM) program.
– 1987 - Rockwell International - console engineer

Snoddy received his B. S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Ala. in 1987.

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