Leadership & Organization

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Ralph R. Roe, Jr.

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Timmy R. Wilson

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NESC Overview

What is the NESC?

NASA Engineering and Safety Center's (NESC) mission is to perform value-added independent testing, analysis, and assessments of NASA's high-risk projects to ensure safety and mission success. The NESC engages proactively to help NASA avoid future problems.  + Read More

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Composite Crew Module (CCM) Vacuum Test

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NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 118
Hampton, VA 23681

Breaking News

2012 Technical Update is now available

Shell Buckling Knockdown Factor

NESC Shell Buckling Knockdown
Factor Test occured on March 23, 2011.

Shell Buckling Knockdown Factor Test

NESC Assisted Chilean Miners

President Obama and NASA Administrator Bolden recognize NESC’s Clint Cragg for his assistance in rescuing the trapped Chilean miners.President Barack Obama, standing center, meets with members of the NASA

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